Voluntary Saccadic Control in Dyslexia

  title={Voluntary Saccadic Control in Dyslexia},
  author={M. Biscaldi and Burkhart Fischer and Klaus Hartnegg},
  pages={509 - 521}
The role of eye-movement control in dyslexia is still unclear. Recent studies, however, confirmed that dyslexics show poor saccadic control in single and sequential target tasks. In the present study we investigated whether dyslexic subjects are impaired on an antisaccade task requiring saccades against the direction of a stimulus. Altogether, 620 subjects between the ages of 7 and 17 years were classified as dyslexics (N = 506) or control subjects (N = 114) on the grounds of the discrepancy… 

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