Affiliation: NASA Ames Research Center
- Neural readaptation to Earth's gravity following return from spaceR Boyle
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California 94035, USA
J Neurophysiol 86:2118-22. 2001..By 30 h postflight, responses were statistically similar to control. The time course of return to normal afferent sensitivity parallels the reported decrease in vestibular disorientation in astronauts following return from space...
- Vestibulospinal control of reflex and voluntary head movementR Boyle
Center for Bioinformatics, Ames Research Center, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Moffett Field, California 94035 1000, USA
Ann N Y Acad Sci 942:364-80. 2001..And second, the head movement signal content carried by the same class of secondary vestibulospinal neurons during the actual execution of the VCR and during self-generated, or active, rapid head movements is presented...
- Functional recovery of anterior semicircular canal afferents following hair cell regeneration in birdsRichard Boyle
Ames Research Center, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Moffett Field, CA 94035, USA
J Assoc Res Otolaryngol 3:149-66. 2002....
- Efferent control of hair cell and afferent responses in the semicircular canalsRichard Boyle
NASA Ames Research Center, BioVIS Center, M S 239 11, Moffett Field, CA 94035, USA
J Neurophysiol 102:1513-25. 2009..These features endow the animal with a powerful means to adjust the sensitivity and dynamic range of motion sensation...
- Morphological properties of vestibulospinal neurons in primatesRichard Boyle
Life Sciences Division, Ames Research Center, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Moffett Field, California 94035, USA
Ann N Y Acad Sci 1004:183-95. 2003..The cervical projecting cells provide both redundant and variable synaptic input to spinal cell groups, suggesting both general and specific control of the head and neck reflexes...
- Vestibular adaptation studied with a prosthetic semicircular canalRichard F Lewis
Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
J Vestib Res 12:87-94. 2002..The results provided by this pilot study suggest that it may be feasible to study central adaptation by chronically modifying the afferent vestibular cue with a prosthetic semicircular canal...
- Rotations in a vertebrate setting: evaluation of the symmetry group of the disynaptic canal-neck projectionGin McCollum
Neuro Otology Research, Legacy Clinical Research and Technology Center, 1225 NE 2nd Ave, Portland OR 97232, USA
Biol Cybern 90:203-17. 2004..Further research is required to determine whether the sensorimotor spatial structure of the canal-neck projection is widespread in nervous systems or whether there are several complete structures that are fragmented and reintegrated...