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Stoffregen explains how movies can make you sick

<a href=ABC News/ has bestowed Dr. Tom Stoffregen, movement science professor in the School of Kinesiology, an additional 15 minutes of fame.

Stoffregen was contacted by ABC to comment on "movies that make you ill." He was interviewed as part of an article on the upcoming movie "127 Hours," a true story about a hiker in Utah whose arm became trapped by a boulder, forcing him to amputate it to free himself. The scene was so difficult to watch that six film goers collapsed during the screening. Stoffregen, who was cited for his expertise in motion sickness, discussed the effects on audiences of movies such as "The Blair Witch Project," "Cloverfield," and "2001: A Space Odyssey."

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