Saccadic eye movements after extremely short reaction times in the monkey

@article{Fischer1983SaccadicEM,
  title={Saccadic eye movements after extremely short reaction times in the monkey},
  author={Burkhart Fischer and R. Boch},
  journal={Brain Research},
  year={1983},
  volume={260},
  pages={21-26}
}
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Comparison with response latencies of afferent visual neurons suggests that the dependence of the reaction times of express-as well as regular-saccades on the physical parameters of the target is mostly determined by retinal factors.
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The results indicate the existence of a fast-operating visuo-to-oculomotor pathway which can be quickly and reversibly modified by daily exercise.
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Human express saccades: effects of randomization and daily practice
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If the fixation point is turned off some time (200 ms) before the target is turned on, the distribution of the saccadic reaction times is bimodal and the proportion of express saccades increases with daily practice and their reaction times decrease slightly.
A neural correlate for the gap effect on saccadic reaction times in monkey.
TLDR
It is proposed that the activity of fixation cells in the monkey superior colliculus provide a neural correlate of the gap effect, which weakens the powerful state of inhibition which they normally exert upon the saccade generating system, allowing targets to be acquired at shorter reaction times.
Dead zone for express saccades
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Separate populations of visually guided saccades in humans: reaction times and amplitudes
TLDR
The results suggest that, in the gap task, most of the naive subjects exhibit at least two clearly separated peaks in the distribution of the saccadic reaction times, which indicates that express saccades almost never overshoot.
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