Perception of slow pitch and roll body tilts in bilateral labyrinthine-defective subjects.

@article{Bringoux2002PerceptionOS,
  title={Perception of slow pitch and roll body tilts in bilateral labyrinthine-defective subjects.},
  author={Lionel Bringoux and S{\'e}bastien Schmerber and Vincent Nougier and Georges Dumas and Pierre Alain Barraud and Christian Raphel},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={2002},
  volume={40 4},
  pages={367-72}
}
The aim of the present study was to examine whether the perception of slow body tilts in total darkness was affected by a complete loss of vestibular function. Four blindfolded bilateral labyrinthine-defective subjects (LDs) and 12 normal subjects (Normals) were seated and immobilized with large straps against the back of a rotating L-shaped platform, and were passively displaced from the upright at 0.05 degrees x s(-1) in the pitch and roll dimensions. Subjects were asked to detect the slow… CONTINUE READING

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