What is positional vertigo?

Many people use “dizziness” and “vertigo” interchangeably. While the group of conditions known as vertigo produce dizziness sensations, not all dizziness is vertigo. Let us examine the difference in these terms. Dizziness essentially refers to a sense of physical disorientation in space or illusory movement. There may also be a sense of “light-headedness”, where the person may suffer momentary altered …

Directional hearing

Just as our eyes inform us of the position of people or objects in our environment, our ears are also directional. Young children learn to turn their heads towards a sound. Stereo recordings fill our heads with music that stretches from side to side and fills the space in between. It is also not difficult to notice the safety implications …