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The senses (sight, hearing, taste, smell, touch, and bodily sensations) give our minds
access to the world. Students practice contemplative sensory awareness by attending
to nuances and details of their own experience. Reflections are documented in student
journals. Introspection (direct observation of conscious experience) joins scientific
understanding of perceptual processes in laboratory exercises, lectures, and discussion.
Findings from modern research on perception and attention provide a more complete
understanding of the embodied nature of subjective experience. Course Number: