Children's search for targets located within and beyond the field of view: effects of deafness and age.

@article{Netelenbos2003ChildrensSF,
  title={Children's search for targets located within and beyond the field of view: effects of deafness and age.},
  author={J. Bernard Netelenbos and Geert Savelsbergh},
  journal={Perception},
  year={2003},
  volume={32 4},
  pages={
          485-97
        }
}
The localisation time of visual targets within and beyond the field of view and the relative timing of the onsets of eye and head movements were examined in deaf and hearing children of two age groups: 5-7 years and 10-12 years. Compared to their hearing peers, the deaf children showed more often a mode of eye-head coordination in which the head leads the eye. The discrepancy between the onsets of eye and head movements were greater for the younger than for the older groups. Furthermore, the… CONTINUE READING