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    Medical Perceptual balance and sea legs

    drinking too much alcohol produces the same feeling. i wonder if the two sensations come from the same place.
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    Medical Perceptual balance and sea legs

    i was misunderstood: even if i go sailing for a few hours, the rocking motion lasts for at least a day. it takes about 2 days for the sensation to stop. daveC has a point about complementary colors. however, i wonder if the answer lies within his analysis. perhaps without the stabilizer, the...
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    Medical Perceptual balance and sea legs

    my personal experience is that it can easily last 24 hours. i went sailing yesterday, and still have my sea legs this morning. i am not sure how long it lasts as i go sailing everyday. it is certainly of the order of a day or more, not just a few minutes.
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    Medical Perceptual balance and sea legs

    it seems to me that comparing the balance system and our eyes, getting your sea legs is like light adaptation (FAST) and losing your sea legs is like dark adaptation (SLOW). light adaptation is a FAST process. this is what happens when you step out of a matinée movie and things are too...
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