Does Gaze Perception Facilitate Overt Orienting?

  title={Does Gaze Perception Facilitate Overt Orienting?},
  author={Eileen M Mansfield and T Flavio Farroni and Mark H. Johnson}
Recent studies have demonstrated the facilitation of responses to peripheral targets cued by the direction of the gaze of a face. However, in the absence of data from an eye tracker, it has been unclear to what extent these effects are due to the participants making small saccades in response to the cue that bring them closer to the congruent location of the cued targets. We used an eye tracker to show that while such cue-driven saccades occur, they do not account for the main cueing effects… CONTINUE READING


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