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Neuroembryol Aging 200405;1:171182
DOI: 10.1159/000096795
What Peripheral Vestibular Manipulations
Reveal about the Function and Plasticity in
the Primate Oculomotor System
Shawn D. Newlandsa
Dora E. Angelakib
a
Department of Otolaryngology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Tex., and
b
Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Washington University, St. Louis, Mo., USA
lated diseases in humans. A unique advantage of nonhu-
man primates is the ability to manipulate the peripheral
vestibular system. Because of the strong multisensory na-
ture of most balance functions, it is often difficult to dis-
sociate, either psychophysically or by other non-invasive
methods, contributions of various peripheral compo-

  

Source: Angelaki, Dora - Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Washington University in St. Louis

 

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