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The present study examined horizontal saccades in healthy subjects: 9 adults (20-32 years) and 10 aged subjects (63-83 years), under gap (fixation target extinguishes prior to target onset) and overlap (fixation stays on after target onset). The gap paradigm is known to promote fast initiation of saccades while the overlap paradigm promotes voluntary(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine horizontal saccades in elderly subjects with falling history; prior extensive screening was done to recruit subjects with falling history in the absence of pathology. METHODS Twelve elderly with falling history were tested. Two testing conditions were used: the gap (fixation target extinguishes prior to target onset) and the overlap(More)
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