Executive control of gaze by the frontal lobes.

  title={Executive control of gaze by the frontal lobes.},
  author={Jeffrey D. Schall and Leanne Boucher},
  journal={Cognitive, affective & behavioral neuroscience},
  volume={7 4},
Executive control requires controlling the initiation of movements, judging the consequences of actions, and adjusting performance accordingly. We have investigated the role of different areas in the frontal lobe in executive control expressed by macaque monkeys performing a saccade stop signal task. Certain neurons in the frontal eye field respond to visual stimuli, and others control the production of saccadic eye movements. Neurons in the supplementary eye field do not control directly the… CONTINUE READING


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