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Title The vestibular system : a sixth sense / Jay M. Goldberg [and others].
Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 2012.

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Subject Vestibular apparatus.
Vestibule, Labyrinth -- physiology.
Reflex, Vestibulo-Ocular.
Vestibular Diseases -- physiopathology.
Vestibular Nuclei -- physiology.
Alt Name Goldberg, Jay M.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 541 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The vestibular system in everyday life -- Structure of the vestibular labyrinth -- Hair cell transduction -- Physiology of the vestibular organs -- The efferent vestibular system -- Neuroanatomy of central vestibular pathways -- Synaptic mechanisms in the vestibular nuclei -- An oculomotor tutorial -- Vestibulo-ocular reflexes -- The vestibulospinal system and postural control -- Signal processing in vestibular nuclei of alert animals during natural behaviors -- The cerebellum and the vestibular system -- Learning and compensation in the vestibular system -- Cortical representations of vestibular information -- Reference frames used in the coding vestibular information -- Clinical manifestations of vestibular dysfunction.
Summary This title takes an interactive look at the vestibular system and the neurobiology of balance. Written by eight leading experts, the text builds upon the classic by Victor Wilson and Geoffrey Melville Jones published over 25 years ago and takes a fresh look at the vestibular system and the revolutionary advances made in the field.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780199721726
9780195167085 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
0195167082 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 794671811
Additional Format Print version: Vestibular system. New York : Oxford University Press, 2012 9780195167085 (DLC) 2010040865 (OCoLC)667592519

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