The VOR and the Otoliths

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Identifier 19900205_nanos_vestiocureflexsympos_04
Title The VOR and the Otoliths
Creator Paige, Gary D
Subject Vestibulo-Ocular Reflex; Ocular Compensation; Angular Head Motion; Linear Head Motion; Linear Vestibulo-Ocular Reflex; Angular Vestibulo-Ocular Reflex
Description Effective behavior requires accurate and continuous control of orientation in space and of position relative to external objects. These functions are governed through neural systems which employ multiple sensory inputs and perception to guide movement of the body and Its parts. An important subset of these systems is the vestibuloocular reflex (VOR), which controls eye position in response to vestibular signals generated during rotational or linear head movements, The VOR is most thoroughly characterized in response to angular head motion (AVOR). Its function is to counter rotate the eyes during head rotation, thereby maintaining ocular orientation in space (gaze) and a stable retinal image, in contrast to the AVOR, the VOR in response to linear head motion (LVOR) remains poorly understood. Like the AVOR, reflex eye movements presumably occur during linear head movements to maintain ocular fixation on compensate for-translational changes in head position.
Relation is Part of NANOS 1990: The Vestibulo-Ocular Reflex Symposium
Contributor Primary Sharpe, James A
Contributor Secondary Zackon, David H
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Date 1990-02-05
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Format Creation application/pdf
Source 1990 North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society Annual Meeting
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Holding Institution North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Association. NANOS Executive Office 5841 Cedar Lake Road, Suite 204, Minneapolis, MN 55416
Collection Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Education Library: NOVEL
Language eng
ARK ark:/87278/s60s2w39
Setname ehsl_novel_nam
Date Created 2013-11-05
Date Modified 2013-11-05
ID 183094
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