Human: The World Within

The Adaptive Quality of Our Senses

Clip: Episode 5 | 2m 53s | Video has closed captioning.

When we lose one of our senses, the loss isn't something the body can't handle. It just means that the brain has to figure out a new way of filling the void left by the information that's no longer there. Our bodies are actually incredibly adaptable when it comes to compensating for missing sensation.

Aired: 05/26/21

Rating: TV-PG

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