J. Mirenowicz

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Torsion of the neck relative to the fixed head results in several reflexes involving the eyes, the neck and the body. One of these reflexes, the cervico-ocular reflex, has been described as having a small gain in the normal animal. However, when the body of a guinea pig is moved relative to the fixed head with a ramp-like velocity profile, saccades are(More)
Anatomical and electrophysiological data have shown that, in the guinea pig as well as in the cat, the nucleus prepositus hypoglossi gives rise to a disynaptic ascending projection to the superior colliculus via the peri-parabigeminal area in the mesencephalon. The functional role of this indirect pathway in the generation of eye movements has been studied(More)
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