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Secrets of the Senses

By Donna M. Jackson

Little, Brown Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780316166492, 174pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2008

Can paranormal experiences help solve crimes?
What makes us have chills when we go to a haunted house?
Can dogs detect cancer? Your senses send your brain messages. But what do those messages say? Find out how to interpret your senses and explore ways that technology is changing the way we experience the world around us.

About the Author
Donna M. Jackson is an award-winning author of nonfiction books for children and holds a master s degree in journalism from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Her works include the critically acclaimed Elephant Scientists, Bone Detectives, Bug Scientists, and "Wildlife Detectives" all honored by the NSTA/CBC s Outstanding Science Trade Book for Children award; ER Vets, an Orbis Pictus and ASPCA Henry Bergh honor book; and "Extreme Scientists", named a Smithsonian Notable Book for Children, 2009. When she s not writing about scientists in the field, Donna enjoys reading, skiing, gardening, hiking in the mountains, and spending time with her family. She lives in Colorado. Learn more about Donna at her website: http: //