An analysis of the saccadic system by means of double step stimuli

@article{Becker1979AnAO,
  title={An analysis of the saccadic system by means of double step stimuli},
  author={W. Becker and Reinhart J{\"u}rgens},
  journal={Vision Research},
  year={1979},
  volume={19},
  pages={967-983}
}
Abatrac-The characteristics of saccadic reactions to double steps of a target were analysed as a function of the time lapse between the second target step and the onset of the response. The analysis suggests that goal-directed saccades are prepared in two steps; first a decision as to their direction is taken which requires a randomly varying time, and subsequently their amplitude is calculated as a time average of the fixation error. In addition. the analysis demonstrates that the preparatory… CONTINUE READING
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