The role of visual attention in saccadic eye movements.

  title={The role of visual attention in saccadic eye movements.},
  author={James E. Hoffman and Bala Subramaniam},
  journal={Perception & psychophysics},
  volume={57 6},
The relationship between saccadic eye movements and covert orienting or visual spatial attention was investigated in two experiments. In the first experiment, subjects were required to make a saccade to a specified location while also detecting a visual target presented just prior to the eye movement. Detection accuracy was highest when the location of the… CONTINUE READING