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Elevator Illusion and Gaze Direction in HypergravityA luminous visual target in a dark hypergravity (Gz greater than 1) environment appears to be elevated above its true physical position. This "elevator illusion" has been attributed to changes in oculomotor control caused by increased stimulation of the otolith organs. Data relating the magnitude of the illusion to the magnitude of the changes in oculomotor control have been lacking. The present study provides such data.
Document ID
Document Type
Conference Paper
Cohen, Malcolm M. (NASA Ames Research Center Moffett Field, CA United States)
Hargens, Alan
Date Acquired
August 20, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1995
Subject Category
Behavioral Sciences
Meeting Information
Aerospace Medical Association Annual Meeting(Atlanta, GA)
Funding Number(s)
PROJECT: RTOP 199-16-12-40
Distribution Limits
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.