The human senses can be separated into two classes, the so-called lower and higher. The lower senses function by direct reaction of the stimulus with the sense organ, such as in smell and taste. Thus it requires molecules or ions in the airstream to the nose or in the saliva in the mouth to elicit the response to smell and taste. The sense of touch responds to contact or pressure on the skin. The higher senses of hearing and vision function by detection of specific ranges of the electromagnetic spectrum, which for vision, is between 380 and 770 nm.


Colour Space Colour Constancy Colour Appearance Longissimus Dorsi Muscle Colour Physic 
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