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Ballet Dancers' Brains "Adapt to Spins," Imperial College London Study



9/27/2013 6:25:44 AM

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Ballet dancers develop differences in their brain structures to allow them to perform pirouettes without feeling dizzy, a study has found. A team from Imperial College London said dancers appear to suppress signals from the inner ear to the brain. Dancers traditionally use a technique called "spotting", which minimises head movement.

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