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Awakening Our Sixth Sense

Awakening Our Sixth Sense


If our five “classical” senses exist to help us sound our environment, our sixth sense has more to do with the inside of our body. In this video, discover the latest research on proprioception, the sense of balance, of relative position and of agility, which plays a fundamental role in all our movements, whether for turning off an alarm clock in the morning, or for successfully making a free throw during a basketball game. The results of these studies could also help people with disorders that affect posture and motor skills. 

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Original title:
Our sixth sens
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5 min 05
Hervé Colombani
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