The knowledge base of the oculomotor system.

  title={The knowledge base of the oculomotor system.},
  author={Michael F. Land and Sophie M Furneaux},
  journal={Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences},
  volume={352 1358},
In everyday life, eye movements enable the eyes to gather the information required for motor actions. They are thus proactive, anticipating actions rather than just responding to stimuli. This means that the oculomotor system needs to know where to look and what to look for. Using examples from table tennis, driving and music reading we show that the information the eye movement system requires is very varied in origin and highly task specific, and it is suggested that the control program or… CONTINUE READING
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