People who do not listen with all their senses will not hear

Senses (Sentidos)

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The traditional five senses are sight, hearing, touch, smell and taste. This system is attributed to philosopher Aristotle. Five is just the beginning. There are other senses, such as pain (nociception), balance (equilibrioception), time and the ability to discern temperature differences (thermoception).

Calendar

July 18 is World Listening Day. Contests and walks around the world focus attention on improving listening skills and conserving critical soundscapes. July 18 was chosen because it is the birthday of the Canadian composer R. Murray Schafer, one of the founders of the Acoustic Ecology movement. Details:worldlisteningproject.org

World Listening Day 2016: The theme for this year's World Listening Day is "Sounds Lost and Found." Hashtag:#WLD2016

Translating: Sight, hearing, touch, smell and taste

Learn how to say the traditional five senses in another language.
Swedish: syn, hörsel, känsel, lukt och smak.
German: Sehen, Hören, Berühren, Riechen und Schmecken
French: vue, ouïe, toucher, odorat et du goût
Estonian: nägemine, kuulmine, kompimine, haistmine ning maitsmine

Quotes

Nothing can cure the soul, but the senses. Just as nothing can cure the senses but the soul.
- Oscar Wilde

You grab with your eyes but you receive with your ears.
- Anthony Magen, Australian Forum for Acoustic Ecology

One sees clearly only with the heart. What is essential is invisible to the eye.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince

People who do not listen with all their senses will not hear. (Människor som inte lyssnar med alla sina sinnen, hör inte) (Estonian: Inimesed, kes ei kuula kõigi oma meeltega, ei kuule)
- Swedish proverb

From the evolutionary record, the oldest sense that we have is either the sense of smell or the sense of touch, that's what amoebae and bacteria use to navigate around in the world. Hearing is a very refined sense of touch, and of all the five senses, it is the latest to be developed by living entities.
- Walter Murch, Radiolab

Llena tus ojos con belleza (Fill your eyes with beauty)
- Conversation

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.
- Marcel Proust

If a photo is worth a thousand words, a soundscape is worth a thousand pictures.
- Bernie Krause, Soundscapes - the sounds of the natural world

Compared with other species, though, humans are missing out. Bats and dolphins use sonar to find prey; some birds and insects see ultraviolet light; snakes detect the heat of warmblooded prey; rats, cats, seals and other whiskered creatures use their “vibrissae” to judge spatial relations or detect movements; sharks sense electrical fields in the water; birds, turtles and even bacteria orient to the earth’s magnetic field lines.
- Top Ten Myths About the Brain

It is better to see something once than hear about it hundred times.
- Korean Proverb

Recommended Listening

Orwell's nose - What's the world like when you permanently lose your sense of smell, or when you're a super smeller?
Hearing the Past - Historians are starting to listen, tuning their ears to the sounds of the past to gain a new understanding of times gone by.
Flight from embodiment - Getting in touch with your senses.
Living in a world without smell - Anosmia or the loss of the ability to perceive smell can profoundly affect our eating and drinking behaviors.

Buzzword Bingo

anosmia - attention - blink - conversation - fist bump - flavor - hear - handshake - listen - petrichor - rango - see - senses - shhh - sight - slow - smell - soundscape - soundwalk - synesthesia - totaste - touch - touchscreen - walk

Petrichor = the smell of rain on dry earth.

Games

Human Senses
The five senses quiz

Elsewhere on the Web

Experiencing the World with All Five Senses
Educating Your Five Senses Via Travel - @Transabroad @WanderingEds

Misc

The joy of walking toward an unknown and pleasant sound

Questions

What are your favorite and least experiences among the five senses?

Senses
+ Examples
- Example
Buzzwords
Quotes and Proverbs
References
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Smell/Olfato
market herbs, fruit
Petrichor - the smell of rain on dry earth.
Foul
anosmia


bodysphere/5394434
anosmia-lives-without-sense-of-smell
Tasting the Market / Saboreando Abasto(s) 03.2010
Taste/Sabor (Gusto)
Fair:
Foul

Do you eat to live or live to eat?

Taste

inside-the-world-of-the-tastemaker
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Hearing/Audición (Oido)
Live music, indigenous conversation
Noise pollution, traffic
vacuum cleaner
idling bus
teachers with megaphones
soundscape
soundscape
We need more cowbell
People who do not listen with all their senses will not hear.
Hearing the Past
Ambient-Sounds-from-the-Abastos-Market
watch?v=4B0hGyKV9qs
Active versus passive listening
The Nerve: Wired for Sound (Music and the Brain)
Soundscapes - the sounds of the natural world
http://www.wildsanctuary.com

WiredLab Ning
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Sight/Visión
Fair:
Foul

Fill your eyes with beauty (Llena tus ojos con belleza)

I can see clearly now

What has been seen can't be unseen.
Vision Revolution
The Topography of Language
Radio Lab: Blink
Eye_chart
eyechart/id293163439?mt=8
Movie: Blindness
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Touch/Tacto
Fair:
Icky


white glove tour

Agony and Ecstasy: the sense of touch
First stage is oral and the other aural

Come Hungry

The notion of connecting responsible travel to the senses - particularly taste (!) - has global appeal. Right now I have 'Come Hungry' translated into a half dozen languages (as well as some other key phrases).

Recommended Reading: The Element

Hearing (audición)

sonic soundscape
how do travelers complain/criticize sound pollution?

Site listening - "the act of attentive listening in any chosen location, privileging the auditory environment as the focus of awareness."
- Lawrence English, http://www.thesilentballet.com/dnn/Reviews/2011/MostViewed/tabid/169/ctl/Details/mid/655/ItemID/3827/Default.aspx

Buzzword Bingo: Soundscape = Combination of sounds that forms or arises from an immersive environment.

July 18 is World Listening Day @World_Listening @MidwestSocAE

Touch

hugs, kisses, fist bump
eyes reveal rather than conceal their direction

Taste

We have five tastes: sweet, sour, salty, bitter and umami (savory), the attraction to proteins.
Taste versus flavor - taste is what you get when something
We consume flavor, the orchestration of olfaction and the taste system

Misc

Would you like to smell something bad?

Maori

Maori: rongo (rangona): hear, smell, taste

Compensation

Sensory substitution
Sensory substitution - Wikipedia

Wikipedia

Cinco sentidos
Sense
Synesthesia