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Brand-New TED Talk Is Perfect For TOK Classes: “Can we create new senses for humans?”

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TED Talks just uploaded a fascinating one — Can we create new senses for humans? with David Eagleman.

Here’s how they describe it:

As humans, we can perceive less than a ten-trillionth of all light waves. “Our experience of reality,” says neuroscientist David Eagleman, “is constrained by our biology.” He wants to change that. His research into our brain processes has led him to create new interfaces to take in previously unseen information about the world around us.

You can read the transcript here.

It’s perfect for International Baccalaureate classes studying Perception.

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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