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Molly Tamulevich's picture

That may explain...

As an anthropology major, i have come across a lot of texts illustrating the supposedly extraordinary senses of certain individuals and groups. Often, scientists are amazed by the sensitivity that people living in a less urban environment have to nature, to the subtle cues that most of us are oblivious to. I wonder if this is due to a more selective gene pool, an increased sensitivity to surroundings or a combination of both. I wonder about phenomenon that exist in animals that we seem to lack or not be tuned into. The sensitivity to earthquakes is one, but what about the feeling that many people have when they know that a relative has died? There have been numerous reports of people who either have a dream about saying goodbye to a loved one or a premonition that something bad has happened moments before learning that something has actually occurred to the person. Is that the same sort of sensitivity that animals exhibit when they aomehow know that their owner is going to return home? I want to know what is resbonsible for this isncreased sensitivity and what other things we might be able to perceive if we focused on them


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