The relative roles of the otolith organs and semicircular canals in producing space motion sickness.

  • Donald E. Parker
  • Published 1998 in
    Journal of vestibular research : equilibrium…


Inflight and post-landing "immunity" to the "coriolis sickness susceptibility test", observed during the Skylab M131 experiment, suggests that the otolith organs play a major role in space motion sickness (SMS). This view is supported by the report that ocular counter-torsion asymmetries correlate with SMS incidence and severity. Further data indicate that… (More)


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