The Traditional Five Senses

  1. Sight
  2. Sound
  3. Taste
  4. Smell
  5. Touch

Scientifically Accepted Additional Human Senses

  • Balance (vestibular)
  • Position Sense (proprioception)
  • Temperature
  • Pain
  • Other Organ Senses
    • Skin
      • Vibration
      • Blush Sense
    • Circulatory
      • Blood Pressure
      • Heart Rate
      • Blood Sugar
      • Circulatory Pain (Headaches etc.)
    • Digestive
      • Hunger
      • Nausea
      • Reflux
    • Pulmonary
      • Suffocation
      • Yawn Reflex (Carbon Dioxide Levels)

Scientifically Noted Combined Human Senses

  • Tactile Shape (Stereognosis)
  • Acceleration

Scientifically Accepted Non Human Animal Senses

  • Reflected Sound (Sonar, Echolocation)
  • Electricity (Electrception)
  • Magnetic Charge (Magnetoception)
  • Moisture (Hygroreception)

Not Scientifically Accepted Senses

  • Psychometry  – The ability to discover facts about an event or person by touching inanimate objects associated with them. (wikipedia)
  • Precognition – The ability to see into the future. (This and all the following from
  • Retrocognition – The ability to see into the distant past.
  • Clairvoyance – The ability to see events without being physically present.
  • Mediumship – The ability to communicate with spiritual world and talk to the deceased.
  • Clairsentience – The ability to feel the emotions of others.
  • Clairaudience – The ability to receive messages and information through “psychic hearing”.
  • Telepathy – The ability to read the minds of others and know what they’re thinking.
  • Clairalience – The ability to get psychic impressions from the sense of smell.
  • Clairgustance – The paranormal ability to taste a substance without putting it in mouth.