Visually guided adjustments of body posture in the roll plane

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Tarnutzer, A.; Bockisch, C.; Straumann, D.;
  • Publisher: Springer
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5167/uzh-84934, doi: 10.1007/s00221-013-3492-6
  • Subject: Clinic for Neurology | Ophthalmology Clinic | 610 Medicine & health | Clinic for Otorhinolaryngology | 570 Life sciences; biology | Neuroscience Center Zurich | Center for Integrative Human Physiology

Body position relative to gravity is continuously updated to prevent falls. Therefore, the brain integrates input from the otoliths, truncal graviceptors, proprioception and vision. Without visual cues estimated direction of gravity mainly depends on otolith input and b... View more
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