Shifts in blood volume alter the perception of posture.


Recent experiments have shown that somatic graviceptors exist in humans. Traditionally, extravestibular gravity information has been thought to originate from mechanoreceptors in the joints, muscles and skin. Experiments with normal, paraplegic and nephrectomized subjects revealed that the kidneys and the cardiovascular system are involved in providing… (More)


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@article{Vaitl1997ShiftsIB, title={Shifts in blood volume alter the perception of posture.}, author={Dieter Vaitl and Horst Mittelstaedt and Friedhelm J. Baisch}, journal={International journal of psychophysiology : official journal of the International Organization of Psychophysiology}, year={1997}, volume={27 2}, pages={99-105} }