In its own little way, my body was trying to say that you better stop drinking brandy


What part of the body do you listen with? The ear is the obvious answer, but it’s only part of the story - your skin is also involved.

When we listen to someone else speaking, our brain combines the sounds that our ears pick up with the sight of the speaker’s lips and face, and subtle changes in air movements over our skin. Only by melding our senses of hearing, vision and touch do we get a full impression of what we’re listening to. 

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photo { Richard Kern }