Re: Look backwards for safety

Date: Thu Oct 04 2001 - 13:42:28 MDT

In a message dated 10/4/01 8:47:25 AM, writes:

>Years ago, I read an article about a NASA researcher who came up with a
>technique for inoculating you against all manner of motion sickness. The
>trouble was that it required about a dozen hours of non-stop nausea.
>I've wondered whether if it were commercially available, I would go through
>it, in order to gain a lifetime of being able to read on long car rides,
>etc. And just who volunteers for studies like this....
There's a publically available technique that takes much longer than 12 hours,
called "figure skating". Skaters who learn to do fast spins become immune
to motion sickness. I imagine anything that involved fast spinning in place +
some requirement for coordination or balance would do the trick.

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