"In addition to [Seaberg's] own captivating story...An intriguing story about the power of perception."
“Maureen Seaberg has written a book on the senses that should be a must-read for laypersons and scientists interested in solving the ‘hard problem of consciousness’...
"As we move into the future the insights in this book will be the basis of new technologies in the virtual realm but also give us a deeper knowing of how each of us consciously and unconsciously constructs our own reality.”
DEEPAK CHOPRA, MD
“Maureen Seaberg — a university-researched tetrachromat and synesthete — makes a persuasive case in this book for the primacy of the human senses, and for a future in which the full range of human sensory capability may become the gateway to stunning scientific advances. Introducing us to elite sensitives such as the woman who can smell both Covid and Parkinson’s disease, and to studies demonstrating that ordinary people can detect individual photons of light, Seaberg makes an important claim at a moment of technological inflection: humans are ‘soft-tissue, high-technology’ perceivers who may hold the secrets of the cosmos within their sensory grasp.
“A must-read for anyone interested in the evolving role of people in a world increasingly dominated by robotics and machine intelligence, Fearfully and Wonderfully Made transforms our view of what it means to be ‘sensitive,’ and reveals the potential sensitivity holds for the future of our species.”
DAVID VAN EYSSEN, PRODUCER, DIRECTOR, ARTIST
"From the moment I encountered Maureen, I knew (and had the sense with every cell of my body) that she understood perception and storytelling in a way no one else I had ever encountered could explain.
"Now more than ever, as we are barraged with so much sensory stimulation that we can too easily become desensitized, Maureen shows us how to use our senses for good, and how powerful art can be as a way to regain our humanity."
ALYSIA REINER, ACTOR , “ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK."
“For anyone who wants - or already has - actual superpowers, Maureen Seaberg’s work on PQ - the human perception quotient - is must-read.”
NOVA SPIVACK, FUTURIST AND FOUNDER OF THE LUNAR LIBRARY.
“Maureen Seaberg’s grand tour of the human sensorium expands the mind as it extends awareness to the outer reaches of sensory perception. Most importantly, her book inspires us to use our senses in unison towards a more inclusive sensibility and, as she writes, to ‘awaken next-level capacities’ of the human condition.”
IAN BAKER, PH.D.
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC EXPLORER FOR THE MILLENNIUM
"Being aware of five physical senses and a mental perceptual sense makes life more enjoyable and alive. Maureen Seaberg's work, Fearfully and Wonderfully Made: The Astonishing New Science of the Senses, gives a deeper knowledge and understanding of how to make the quality of our lives better by expanding perceptual awareness methods."
ZA CHOEJE RINPOCHE, LEADER OF THE EMAHO FOUNDATION