Balance, Muscle tone.
From the inner ear. Where the head and body are in relation to the earth.
Body awareness. Knowing where your body parts are without looking at them.
Joints, ligaments and muscles.
Are you hungry, thirsty or need the bathroom?
The physiological condition of the body.
Linked to primitive survival instincts.
Travels directly to the emotional brain-can trigger emotional responses.
Hearing; volume,tone and pitch.
Needs other senses to be integrated in order to make sense of noises being heard.
Colour, contrast and shapes.
How we perceive the world around us.
Tells us what to pay attention to and what to avoid.
Everything from light touch to heavy or deep pressure.
Allows us to feel temperature and vibrations.
Links with taste- children may avoid certain textured foods.
Tastebuds and saliva are key in this sense.
Closely linked with olfactory