When we close our eyes, our sense of the world and our body’s place in it doesn’t disappear. An invisible impression remains. This sense is called proprioception. It never turns off, except in very rare cases. Here are those cases
Close your eyes. Touch your nose. What happens if your finger gets lost along the way?
A wonderful article by in . Brian came to to meet people with PIEZO2-deficiency syndrome, learn about their experiences and discuss our research into touch, pain and proprioception.
Really cool piece in VOX highlighting the amazing work of NINDS intra mural investigator Carsten Bonneman - check it out
If you are interested in better understanding the mysterious senses of touch and proprioception, this article by is great reading
I wrote about how one teeny molecule is key to generating our sense of self in 3D space
Proprioception is the body’s mysterious ability to locate our limbs, even in darkness. We’re just beginning to understand it
I’d go to war (or lunch) with Vox’s science writing team any damn day. They do such smart, interesting work. Good stuff
The silent “sixth” sense: Proprioception is the body’s mysterious ability to locate our limbs, even in darkness. We’re just beginning to understand it. via
The silent “sixth” sense | Proprioception is the body’s mysterious ability to locate our limbs, even in darkness. We’re just beginning to understand it | RT ⁦
Proprioception - The silent “sixth” sense
Utterly fascinating piece from about proprioception, the "mysterious sixth sense."