Researchers found that autistic people are more likely to have synesthesia.
Even though we rarely touch the faces of people we meet, new research reveals that out sense of "touch" influences the way we perceive them.
Sight can sometimes overpower taste and smell in determining the taste and allure of food, scientists claim.
People who have lost limbs have long had the ability to use prosthetic ones.
A strong sense of smell is apparently the secret behind a happy and lasting relationship, scientists claim. While it is believed that for two people to be drawn towards each other and stay together, they need to look pleasing to each other, a new research says that it is also important that people smell good to each other and to themselves. According to the new study, the presence or absence of a good sense of smell can make or break relationships.
Using gene therapy experimentation, scientists have for the first time restored the sense of smell in mice with congenital anosmia.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.