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RLM222
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Spinning

Post by RLM222 » Sun Mar 22, 2009 12:01 am

Including all of the relevant anatomical structures (and ending with the activation of the cranial nerve), explain how we sense spinning in a chair. What happens when the chair is suddenly stopped?

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Post by plasmodesmata11 » Sun Mar 22, 2009 2:17 am

You shoud google it for more specific details. There are these "balls" of fluid in your ears with tiny hairlike receptors that sense movement. You get dizzy because the fluid is still "sloshing" around.

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