When we lie down, our brains decrease reliance on information related to the external world and increase reliance on internal perceptions generated by the sense of touch.
A headset that stimulates the ear canal improves both motor and non-motor symptoms of Parkinson's disease. The effects of the stimulation appear to have a lasting effect following treatment.
Whether you stand up to eat or sit for dinner, your posture influences how much you enjoy your meal. Standing to eat mutes taste perception and reduces sensory sensitivity, resulting in a decreased enjoyment of food.
Researchers have developed a new way to help understand how the vestibular system works as an animal stands still. The method involves using optical tweezers to study the activity in the vestibular system.
A new study reveals how specialized cells in the retina sense motion.
Researchers reveal how our vesibular system reflects the story of our evolution, from sea to land.