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


Description 1 online resource (xiii, 541 pages) : illustrations (some color)
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Vestibular apparatus.
Vestibulo-ocular reflex.
Vestibule, Labyrinth -- physiology
Reflex, Vestibulo-Ocular
Vestibular Diseases -- physiopathology
Vestibular Nuclei -- physiology
equilibrium (structural analysis concept)
MEDICAL -- Physiology.
SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Human Anatomy & Physiology.
Vestibulo-ocular reflex
Vestibular apparatus
Form Electronic book
Author Goldberg, Jay M.
ISBN 9780199721726