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THE EVOLUTIONARY HISTORY OF EYE ~OVE~E~TSl

@inproceedings{Walls1961THEEH,
  title={THE EVOLUTIONARY HISTORY OF EYE ~OVE~E~TSl},
  author={Gordon L. Walls},
  year={1961}
}
The nature of eye ~lovements is discussed from the evolutionary point of view. Their origin lies in the need to keep an object fixed on the retina, not in the need to scan the surroundings. Distinctions are made between egocentric and oculocentric directions in their dependence upon voluntary and involuntary eye movements. The possibility, in Man, of retinal correspondency between two regions of the same eye is discussed. RCum&-La nature des mouvements des yeux est discutte d’un point de vue… 
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This review covers the period from 1954 to the present, and focuses on optokinetic nystagmus, a physiological reflex initiated by objects moving in a constant direction in the visual field in such a manner as to cause the appearance of a jerking type of nyStagmus.
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