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"16.430J Sensory-Neural Systems: Spatial Orientation from End Organs to Behavior and Adaptation (MIT)" icon

16.430J Sensory-Neural Systems: Spatial Orientation from End Organs to Behavior and Adaptation (MIT)

This course introduces sensory systems and multi-sensory fusion using the vestibular and spatial orientation systems as a model. Topics range from end organ dynamics to neural responses, to sensory integration, to behavior, and adaptation, with particular application to balance, posture and locomotion under normal gravity and space conditions. Depending upon the background and interests of the students, advanced term project topics might include motion sickness, astronaut adaptation, artificial gravity, lunar surface locomotion, vestibulo-cardiovascular responses, vestibular neural prostheses, or other topics of interest.

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Nancyruth Leibold
Nancyruth Leibold (Faculty)
43 weeks ago
This is an outstanding graduate level resource that introduces sensory systems and multi-sensory fusion using the vestibular and spatial orientation systems.
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