Vestibulo-Spinal Mechanisms

  • B. E. Gebnandt
Part of the Handbook of Sensory Physiology book series (SENSORY, volume 6 / 1)


Descriptive and analytical aspects of our knowledge of the vestibular system have changed considerably during the last decade as a result of a sudden interest being focused on the system and the fact that it has been the target of a steadily increasing number of experimental studies. Previously, only a small number of anatomists and physiologists were concerned with the vestibular system and, in comparison with the vigor by which other sensory systems were studied, one had the feeling that it was regarded as being of less significance to the welfare of the organism; some kind of exorbitant organ, frustratingly concealed and bioeconomically dispensable.


Reticular Formation Vestibular Nucleus Vestibular System Ventral Root Vestibular Stimulation 
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  • B. E. Gebnandt
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  1. 1.PensacolaUSA

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