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This so-called sixth sense is called kinesthesia or proprioception. There are some slight differences between the two, in that kinesthesia only refers to moving parts, whereas your proprioceptive sense can identify the position of your body even when still. kin·es·the·sia awareness of the position and movement of the parts of the body by means of sensory ...


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You can't really put a number on it. There are so many edge cases that what counts as "a sense" is really a matter of opinion. For example: do you count proprioception (feedback about the locations of your body parts) as a sense, or is it not a sense because it doesn't provide information about your environment? Your body has distinct receptors for ...


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Feeling cold can vary on our perception, age, race and hormonal concentrations. This has been shown in Gend Med study from 2007: More women than men had sensitivity to cold. Whereas the percentage of men who had sensitivity to cold significantly increased with aging (P < 0.05), the percentage of women who had sensitivity to cold was already high (23.7%...


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Body temperature actually does not vary a lot between individuals contrary to Lakshmi's answer unless you have a fever. More information is needed to answer the question. Age, body weight / height and calorie intake per day as well as a recent history of unintentional weight gain or weight loss for starters. How long has this been going on for and are there ...


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