How do we measure the senses?

Feb 15, 2019

By Jack Brooks

We’ve all rated our pain at the doctor’s office, read an eye chart for a licence test, or told a friend the truth about their cooking. Despite the commonly held view that we have just five senses, we actually have many more, and we depend upon their accuracy and reliability for our day-to-day livelihood.

In 2019, Dr Jack Brooks wrote a post for the Measuring People Blog explaining some of the techniques and challenges involved in measuring the human senses.