What triggers catch-up saccades during visual tracking?

  title={What triggers catch-up saccades during visual tracking?},
  author={Sophie de Brouwer and Demet Yuksel and Gunnar Blohm and Marcus Missal and Philippe Lef{\`e}vre},
  journal={Journal of neurophysiology},
  volume={87 3},
When tracking moving visual stimuli, primates orient their visual axis by combining two kinds of eye movements, smooth pursuit and saccades, that have very different dynamics. Yet, the mechanisms that govern the decision to switch from one type of eye movement to the other are still poorly understood, even though they could bring a significant contribution to the understanding of how the CNS combines different kinds of control strategies to achieve a common motor and sensory goal. In this study… CONTINUE READING

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