Vision: A Brake on the Speed of Sight

Abstract

We move our eyes more often than our heart beats. Our brain seems to cope effortlessly with the consequences of these rapid visual alterations, but a new study shows that similar scene changes in the absence of eye movements delay the speed of information processing. So are there costs in constantly shifting our focus of gaze? 
DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2005.10.057

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