There are five special senses located in our heads: taste, smell, hearing, vision, and equilibrium (balance). These senses provide the majority of information about our environment and together can detect changes in three different forms of energy – chemical, light, and mechanical.
So now it is quiz time. There is something that all these special senses share in common. Do you know what it is? Below the fold is a hint: figures that illustrate the core detection components of all five senses.
I’ll give the answer in the next post.