Perceived body position and the visual horizontal.

  title={Perceived body position and the visual horizontal.},
  author={Fred W. Mast and Thomas Jarchow},
  journal={Brain research bulletin},
  volume={40 5-6},
  pages={393-7; discussion 397-8}
This contribution examines the relation between the subjective visual vertical, the subjective visual horizontal, and the perceived body position of human subjects. Firmly fixed on a tiltable chair with head and torso restrained, 11 healthy subjects were rolled sideways and indicated their subjective horizontal body position. In these positions the subjects were also asked to adjust a luminous line alternately to the vertical and to the horizontal. The adjustments of the subjective horizontal… CONTINUE READING