Subjective vertical and postural activity.

@article{Luyat1997SubjectiveVA,
  title={Subjective vertical and postural activity.},
  author={Marion Luyat and Theophile Ohlmann and Pierre Alain Barraud},
  journal={Acta psychologica},
  year={1997},
  volume={95 2},
  pages={181-93}
}
Three experiments were conducted to test the effect of postural information, resulting from the active control of balance, on the perception of the vertical. Subjects were required to adjust a luminous rod in two different visual contexts: in the dark or within a tilted visual frame. In these experiments, postural activity was manipulated by placing observers either in a situation of slight postural imbalance (Experiment 1) or in a situation of postural immobilization (Experiment 2). In both… CONTINUE READING

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