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Want to Get Healthier? Hack Your Five Senses.

Touch, taste, smell, sight, and sound can improve your well-being in all sorts of surprising ways

Illustration: Tatjana Prenzel

AAbout a quarter of the human brain’s mass is devoted to processing information from the five senses. Given that the brain plays such a central role in health, it’s not surprising that the five senses are closely tied to…




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David H. Freedman

David H. Freedman

David is a Boston-based science writer. The most recent of his five books is WRONG, about the problems with medical research and other expertise.

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