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Clinical and Experimental Psychology

Sophia Williams

Editorial Board office, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, Belgium

Publications

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    Love and Fear of Heights: The Pathophysiology and Psychology of Height Imbalance
    Author(s): Sophia Williams* and Amelia Jhonson

    Individual mental reactions to statures differ on a continuum from acrophobia to tallness prejudice, stature resilience, and tallness happiness. This paper surveys the English writing and sums up the physiologic and mental variables that create various reactions to statures while stopping in a static or still climate. Perceptual prompts to tallness emerge from vision. Typical postural influence of 2 cm for fringe objects inside 3 m increments as eye-object distance increments. Postural influence >10 cm can bring about a fall. At least 20 minutes of fringe retinal circular segment is expected to identify movement. Geometry directs that a 20-minute fringe retinal curve can never again be accomplished in a standing situation at an eye-object distance of >20 m. At this distance, viewable signs struggle with somatosensory and vestibular information sources, bringing about factor leve.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/ 2471-2701.22.8.3.304

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