Links related to senses presented in a somewhat random fashion:
market herbs, fruit
Petrichor – the smell of rain on dry earth.
Do you eat to live or live to eat?
Live music, indigenous conversation
Noise pollution, traffic
teachers with megaphones
We need more cowbell
People who do not listen with all their senses will not hear.
Hearing the Past
Active versus passive listening
The Nerve: Wired for Sound (Music and the Brain)
Soundscapes – the sounds of the natural world
Fill your eyes with beauty (Llena tus ojos con belleza)
I can see clearly now
First stage is oral and the other aural
The notion of connecting responsible travel to the senses – particularly taste (!) – has global appeal. Right now I have ‘Come Hungry’ translated into a half dozen languages (as well as some other key phrases).
how do travelers complain/criticize sound pollution?
Site listening – “the act of attentive listening in any chosen location, privileging the auditory environment as the focus of awareness.”
– Lawrence English, http://www.thesilentballet.com/dnn/Reviews/2011/MostViewed/tabid/169/ctl/Details/mid/655/ItemID/3827/Default.aspx
hugs, kisses, fist bump
eyes reveal rather than conceal their direction
We have five tastes: sweet, sour, salty, bitter, and umami (savory), the attraction to proteins.
Taste versus flavor – taste is what you get when something
We consume flavor, the orchestration of olfaction and the taste system
Would you like to smell something bad?
The joy of walking toward an unknown and pleasant sound
Maori: rongo (rangona): hear, smell, taste