Evidence for image-scanning eye movements during transitive inference.

  title={Evidence for image-scanning eye movements during transitive inference.},
  author={A M Demarais and Barry H. Cohen},
  journal={Biological psychology},
  volume={49 3},
Contrary to earlier work, recent studies have demonstrated a reduction in eye movements during the solution of tasks that seem to require visual imagery, relative to verbal tasks. The present study provides evidence that the nature of the visual imagery required by a task determines whether saccades are evoked and in which spatial pattern. In two experiments, subjects solved transitive inference problems with the relational terms left/right and above/below, while the horizontal and vertical EOG… CONTINUE READING

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