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Question
Posted by: Pepperzet | 2008/07/23

Balance

Why is it difficult to stand on one foot, with you eyes closed, without losing balance?

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Dear Pepperzet
We use our eyes as input to keep our balance, but we can stand on one leg with eyes closed - for a while! As one gets older ( or drunker!!) you lose this capability.
Dr Bets

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