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- n. The sense of balance.
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Motion sickness is caused by a conflict between your vision and your sense of equilibrioception, which is the awareness of motion or acceleration.
These are the best-known, but there are other senses: nocieption (pain), equilibrioception (balance), proprioception (joint motion), kinesthesia (acceleration), thermoception (temperature), magnetoception (direction), and chronoception (a sense of time.)