32 – Spatial Disorientation in Aviation/Ironic Effects of Pressure in Pitching

How does a pilot know which way is up or whether they are banking left or right? Sounds easy, but maintaining spatial orientation is one of the most difficult challenges in aviation. What visual and vestibular information can be used to orient oneself and what illusions cause spatial disorientation?
-Can showing an athlete their opponent’s strengths lead to ironic errors under pressure? (Time 21:15)
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Aviation Visual Perception: Research, Misperception & Mishaps
Human Spatial Orientation

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