psy journal 3

psy journal 3 - Journal 3 Humans interact with each other...

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Journal 3 Humans interact with each other by using the basic senses of vision, hearing, touch, taste and smell. It’s amazing to think about how much different life would be if just one of those senses were taken away. The thing that hit me the hardest in class was the story about the girl who didn’t have a sense of touch. When I first thought about it, I thought that the only effects would be that the person couldn’t feel different textures; metal would have the same feel as silk. But when the instructor went on to talk more about the girl I realized that touch is the most important sense. When one sense is taken away, life gets much harder, but without the sense of touch, it becomes impossible to live a remotely normal life, its almost like your paralyzed but can still use your body, therefore whatever you do is painless, which means one could bite your finger off and feel absolutely normal, you could bite your tongue off while eating and wouldn’t feel any different. Is amazing to me that people live like that and makes me thankful that I have all
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2010 for the course PSY 101 taught by Professor Toren during the Spring '08 term at Rio Salado.

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