Saccades of hyperactive and normal boys during ocular pursuit.

  title={Saccades of hyperactive and normal boys during ocular pursuit.},
  author={Stanley P Bala and Bernard Cohen and Anne G Morris and A. Atkin and R Gittelman and W W Kates},
  journal={Developmental medicine and child neurology},
  volume={23 3},
Eye movements of hyperactive and normal boys were compared on a visual pursuit task in three experiments. In the first series of tests, irregular pursuit occurred more often in hyperactive than in normal boys. Hyperactive boys made more saccadic movements, their average saccades were larger, and they looked away from the pursuit path more frequently than the normal boys. In a second series of tests three years later, the differences between normal and hyperactive boys still existed. In a third… CONTINUE READING