Ronald L. Small

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INTRODUCTION Aviation spatial disorientation mishaps remain a concern, especially due to their fatality rate. Some of the most insidious disorientations are due to vestibular stimuli in the absence of visual cues. A category of such disorientations are known as somatogyral illusions. METHODS To determine the effects of spin rate and duration on the(More)
BACKGROUND & METHOD A survey was distributed to 77 Space Shuttle flight crew members; 40 responded covering 71 missions. The goal was to capture historical information before Shuttle retirement and to better understand subjective experiences of illusory sensations due to the transition from 1-G to microgravity and back. RESULTS We analyzed the response(More)
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