For the Classroom

The Mystery of Motion Sickness

  • Published28 Jul 2014
  • Reviewed28 Jul 2014
  • Source TED

Educator resources are meant to give access to information and teaching tools about the nervous system and related health issues. Resources target primary and secondary school levels.

Have you ever experienced motion sickness? As much as one third of the population suffers from motion sickness, but scientists aren’t exactly sure what causes it. In this TED-Ed video from Rose Eveleth, learn what role the brain and senses may play in this condition.

Access The Mystery of Motion Sickness at TED-Ed.