The role of attention in the programming of saccades

  title={The role of attention in the programming of saccades},
  author={Eileen Kowler and Eric D. Anderson and Barbara Anne Dosher and Erik Blaser},
  journal={Vision Research},
Accurate saccadic programming in natural visual scenes requires a signal designating which of the many potential targets is to be the goal of the saccade. Is this signal controlled by the allocation of perceptual attention, or do saccades have their own independent selective filter? We found evidence for the involvement of perceptual attention, namely: (1… CONTINUE READING