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Some people suffer from it more than others: nausea resulting from movements. Think motion sickness, seasickness, or fairground attractions. But where does this feeling come from? Why does exercise make you feel nauseous? According to balance expert Raymond van de Berg, it's a sign that your mind is confused. This makes perfect sense: Our bodies are not naturally made to sit on roller coasters or airplanes. So it's a normal reaction. In this episode of Holland University, he demonstrates that he can make anyone feel sick, even editor Elaine, who normally enjoys getting into this kind of attraction.


0:00 Why do some people get nauseous and others don't?

1:15 Why does exercise make you feel nauseous?

2:29 What can you do about motion sickness?

3:00 Explanation of the balance device.

4:43 What role does the brain play in nausea?

6:00 Elian becomes a guinea pig.

7:39 Swivel chair experiment: constant speed.

8:33 Swivel chair experiment: head tilt.

9:48 Swivel chair experiment: the spinning carousel

10:35 What is the benefit of nausea?

Last updated: March 2024

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