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(d) Touch

The sense of Touch is the one sense where humans surpass animals in the matter of degree and acuteness. The animal may have a keener Sight, Smell, Taste and Hearing, but its sense of Touch is far beneath that of a human. It is the simplest, primal sense; long before lower forms of life developed higher senses, they had the sense of Touch. Without it they would have been unable find food, or receive and respond to outside impressions. While the other four senses are located in specific parts of the body, the sense of touch is all over the body. Continue reading (d) Touch