Symposium on the Role of the Vestibular Organs in Space Exploration
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  • Biology and Life Sciences
  • Biology and Life Sciences — Animals, Plants and Other Organisms
  • Biology and Life Sciences — Lab Animal Research
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Table of Contents

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Front Matter i-ix
WELCOME 1-6
EXPERIMENTAL STUDIES OF THE ELICITING MECHANISM OF MOTION SICKNESS 7-28
EXPERIENCES WITH RESEARCH ON MOTION SICKNESS 29-34
NEURAL MECHANISMS UNDERLYING THE SYMPTOMATOLOGY OF MOTION SICKNESS 35-44
CONFLICTING SENSORY ORIENTATION CUES AS A FACTOR IN MOTION SICKNESS 45-52
THE OTOLITH ORGANS AS A PRIMARY ETIOLOGICAL FACTOR IN MOTION SICKNESS 53-68
THE SEMICIRCULAR CANALS AS A PRIMARY ETIOLOGICAL FACTOR IN MOTION SICKNESS 69-82
SECONDARY ETIOLOGICAL FACTORS IN THE CAUSATION OF MOTION SICKNESS 83-88
THE SYMPTOMATOLOGY OF MOTION SICKNESS 89-100
USE OF DRUGS IN THE PREVENTION OF MOTION SICKNESS 101-108
PREVENTION OF MOTION SICKNESS IN THE SLOW ROTATION ROOM BY INCREMENTAL INCREASES IN STRENGTH OF STIMULUS 109-116
RESUME OF SESSIONS ON MOTION SICKNESS 117-122
THE FIRST-ORDER VESTIBULAR NEURON 123-136
COMPUTER ANALYSIS OF SINGLE-UNIT DISCHARGES IN THE VESTIBULAR NERVE OF THE FROG 137-144
VESTIBULAR AND SOMATIC INPUTS TO CELLS OF THE LATERAL AND MEDIAL VESTIBULAR NUCLEI OF THE CAT 145-160
ELECTROPHYSIOLOGICAL EXPERIMENTS ON THE ISOLATED SURVIVING LABYRINTH OF ELASMOBRANCH FISH TO ANALYZE THE RESPONSES TO LINEAR ACCELERATIONS 161-166
ANATOMICAL ASPECTS ON THE FUNCTIONAL ORGANIZATION OF THE VESTIBULOSPINAL PROJECTION, WITH SEPCIAL REFERENCE TO THE SITES OF TERMINATION 167-182
THE CEREBELLOVESTIBULAR INTERACTION IN THE CAT'S VESTIBULAR NUCLEI NEURONS 183-202
MULTISENSORY INFLUENCE UPON SINGLE UNITS IN THE VESTIBULAR NUCLEUS 203-208
INTERACTION BETWEEN VESTIBULAR AND NONVESTIBULAR SENSORY INPUTS 209-236
VESTIBULAR ACTIVITY IN THE DESCENDING MEDIAL LONGITUDINAL FASCICULUS 237-244
EVOKED POTENTIAL AND MICROELECTRICAL ANALYSIS OF SENSORY ACTIVITY WITHIN THE CEREBELLUM 245-258
CORTICAL PROJECTION OF LABYRINTHINE IMPULSES: STUDY OF AVERAGED EVOKED RESPONSES 259-270
EXPERIMENTAL AND CLINICAL EXPERIENCES AND COMMENTS ON ULTRASONIC TREATMENT OF MENIERE'S DISEASE 271-284
PATTERNS OF COCHLEAR HAIR-CELL LOSS IN GUINEA PIGS AFTER INTENSE STIMULA TION BY SINUSOIDAL SOUND 285-298
THRESHOLDS FOR THE PERCEPTION OF ANGULAR ACCELERATION ABOUT THE THREE MAJOR BODY AXES 299-306
EFFECT OF INSTABILITY DURING ROTATION ON PHYSIOLOGIC AND PERCEPTUAL-MOTOR FUNCTION 307-330
CERTAIN ASPECTS OF ONBOARD CENTRIFUGES AND ARTIFICIAL GRAVITY 331-346
WALKING IN SIMULATED LUNAR GRAVITY 347-352
PROGRESS IN VESTIBULAR MODELING 353-380
PARTICIPANTS 381-387
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National Research Council. Symposium on the Role of the Vestibular Organs in Space Exploration. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 1970.

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