Human: The World Within

Proprioception - The Sixth Sense

Clip: Episode 5 | 2m 46s

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It doesn't usually make the list of the five most important human senses, but proprioception is fundamental. It's our sense of where our bodies exist in space. We can feel where our hand is or where our feet are without looking at them. And we can move them accordingly because of that innate sense.

Aired: 05/26/21 | Rating: TV-PG

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