Oct 24, 2002

Magnetic cortical responses evoked by visual linear forward acceleration

Neuroreport
Suetaka NishiikeTakeshi Kubo

Abstract

Cortical site processing the information of whole body linear acceleration has not yet been identified. In this study, neuromagnetic responses to visually induced linear forward acceleration were recorded in six healthy-right-handed adult subjects using a 122-channel whole cortex neuromagnetometer. Significant activation was estimated in the cortex around the posterior insula, which belongs to the vestibular cortex. Hence, it is suggested that the vestibular cortex not only receives vestibular input from the peripheral vestibular apparatus, but also processes the vestibular sensation from multi-modal information.

Mentioned in this Paper

Vestibular Cortex
Cortex Bone Disorders
Adrenal Cortex Diseases
Reaction Time
Magnetoencephalography
Whole Body
Visual Evoked Cortical Potential
Postural Balance
Illusions, Visual
Structure of Cortex of Kidney

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