Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 8 - Think and Discuss - Page 158-159: 116


In a sense, his huge acceleration caused the force that pushed the blood to the back of his head. His blood tended to stay in place by Newton's first law, and his body and head were accelerated forward by a force from the seat and headrest. When the inside of his accelerating head and body met the stationary cloud of blood, it pushed it forward (action). The reaction force was the blood pushing against the inside of his head/body.
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