The role of eye and head movements in detecting information about fly balls.

@article{Bongers2008TheRO,
  title={The role of eye and head movements in detecting information about fly balls.},
  author={Raoul M. Bongers and Claire F. Michaels},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Human perception and performance},
  year={2008},
  volume={34 6},
  pages={1515-23}
}
The authors attempted to identify perceptual mechanisms that pick up information for initiating a run to catch fly balls and for judging their landing locations. Fly balls have been shown to be tracked with the eyes and head (R. R. D. Oudejans, C. F. Michaels, F. C. Bakker, & K. Davids, 1999). This raised the question of whether constraining eye and head movements of experienced baseball players by having them wear eye-movement-preventing goggles (eye movements would lead to losing sight of the… CONTINUE READING

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