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

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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. 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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16.430 | 16.430 | HST.514 | HST.514 | sensory systems | sensory systems | neural processing | neural processing | sensorimotor processing | sensorimotor processing | vestibular system | vestibular system | spatial orientation system | spatial orientation system | sensory integration | sensory integration | balance | balance | astronaut adaptation | astronaut adaptation | motion sickness | motion sickness | spatial disorientation | spatial disorientation

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

Description

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.

Subjects

16.430 | HST.514 | sensory systems | neural processing | sensorimotor processing | vestibular system | spatial orientation system | sensory integration | balance | astronaut adaptation | motion sickness | spatial disorientation

License

Content within individual OCW courses is (c) by the individual authors unless otherwise noted. MIT OpenCourseWare materials are licensed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology under a Creative Commons License (Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike). For further information see https://ocw.mit.edu/terms/index.htm

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