Automatic and intentional influences on saccade landing

David John Aagten-Murphy & Paul Michael Bays
Saccadic eye movements enable us to rapidly direct our high-resolution fovea onto relevant parts of the visual world. However, while we can intentionally select a location as a saccade target, the wider visual scene also influences our executed movements. In the presence of multiple objects, eye movements may be "captured" to the location of a distractor object, or be biased toward the intermediate position between objects (the "global effect"). Here we examined how the relative...

Resource Types

  • Text

Publication Year

  • 2017

Data Centers

  • University of Cambridge