We’re taught in school that we have five senses:
Yet we also feel pain—and hunger, for that matter. Aren’t they senses too? —Brian Dozier, Cincinnati, Ohio
In addition to the usual five that we’re taught, humans have receptors for
- balance and
So we have a total of 10 senses. But hunger is not one of them. Rather, it’s a motivation or desire, like sex. Well, not quite like sex.