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Influence of Neck Receptor Stimulation on Eye Rotation and on the Subjective Vertical: Experiments on the Tilt Table, under Water, and in Weightlessness

Joachim Wetzig and Rudolf J. Von Baumgarten

in The Head-Neck Sensory Motor System

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195068207
eISBN:
9780199847198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195068207.003.0029
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Since the head is pivoted in all directions on the trunk, verticality of the trunk and equilibrium must be computed from at least two sources, the otolith system and the proprioceptive system of the ... More


Perception of the Orientation of the Head on the Body in Man

Janet L. Taylor

in The Head-Neck Sensory Motor System

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195068207
eISBN:
9780199847198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195068207.003.0077
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

The movement of the head in space is signaled by the vestibular apparatus, which is sensitive to linear and angular acceleration while movement of the head on the body is signaled by neck receptors. ... More


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