Horizontal gaze nystagmus: a review of vision science and application issues.

@article{Rubenzer2010HorizontalGN,
  title={Horizontal gaze nystagmus: a review of vision science and application issues.},
  author={Steven J Rubenzer and Scott B. Stevenson},
  journal={Journal of forensic sciences},
  year={2010},
  volume={55 2},
  pages={394-409}
}
The Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus (HGN) test is one component of the Standardized Field Sobriety Test battery. This article reviews the literature on smooth pursuit eye movement and gaze nystagmus with a focus on normative responses, the influence of alcohol on these behaviors, and stimulus conditions similar to those used in the HGN sobriety test. Factors such as age, stimulus and background conditions, medical conditions, prescription medications, and psychiatric disorder were found to affect the… CONTINUE READING