Essays Tagged: "Vestibular system"

When people go up into space, many will immediately get space sickness. This essay will reveal some of the symptoms and the measures that can be taken to control it.

hen he woke upone day in orbit. As he opened his eyes the room was rotating around him!In space the vestibular system doesn't sense the familiar pull of gravity. The world can suddenly seem topsy-turv ... now which way is up because gravity tell us. Sensors in the inner ear, which are part of the body's vestibular system, can feel the pull of gravity.They signal the brain with information about our bod ...

(4 pages) 90 1 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Introduction for thesis: nitrous oxide, nausea, and vomiting.

ge fluctuations in middle ear pressure (Perreault). Changes in middle ear pressure may irritate the vestibular system and cause nausea and vomiting by putting traction on the round window membrane (Wi ...

(1 pages) 37 0 4.2 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Japan Developing Remote Control for Humans

m side to side depending on which way the control stick is moved. The technology is called galvanic vestibular stimulation. Basically, the electricity throws off your equilibrium, and makes your brain ... ollowing their orders. He didn't like that. At all. I think that the development of galvanic vestibular stimulation is very interesting. It's also kind of weird in a way. On the other hand, it' ...

(1 pages) 644 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology