Adventures in Science

Senses: Our Brain's Perceptions (Grades 4 & 5)

Through August 17, 2018

A child walks through a white room with black wavy lines.

In one gallery, visitors discover what happens when our senses disagree: though their feet will feel a flat floor beneath them, their eyes will see walls and a floor that appear to curve and ripple.

©AMNH/R. Mickens


Each of our senses gather information about the world around us–but the human brain creates a unique experience from that information that no other animal can match (as far as we know!). Explore the ways humans perceive the world and how we differ from the rest of the animal kingdom

Senses: Our Brain's Perceptions (Grades 4 & 5)
Monday - Friday
August 13 -17
9am - 4pm | $550 ($525 Members)