The Brain with David Eagleman

Episode 6 | Expanding Our Sensory Horizons

Clip: Episode 6 | 1m 21s

Although we come to the table with the senses that we have evolved with, like our eyes, ears, and our sense of touch, in theory there is no limit to the number of new senses we may create in the future. The brain is so flexible that it may be possible that, for instance, we develop new sensory channels that allow us to perceive weather data or stock market data.

Aired: 11/18/15

Rating: TV-PG

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