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Origins of eye movement research

Nicholas J. Wade and Benjamin W. Tatler

in The Moving Tablet of the Eye: The origins of modern eye movement research

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198566175
eISBN:
9780191584954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566175.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The origins of any area of scientific endeavour are often difficult to divine. This is certainly the case for the study of eye movements, which are an integral part of deriving information about our ... More


The human eye movement repertoire

Michael F. Land and Benjamin W. Tatler

in Looking and Acting: Vision and eye movements in natural behaviour

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198570943
eISBN:
9780191693878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570943.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter covers the reasons why eye movements are made and provides a brief account of the types of eye movements (saccades, reflex stabilizing movements, smooth pursuit, and vergence) that make ... More


The Electrophysiological Work of Alessandro Volta

Marco Piccolino, Marco Bresadola, and Nicholas Wade

in Shocking Frogs: Galvani, Volta, and the Electric Origins of Neuroscience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199782161
eISBN:
9780199345182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782161.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

One of the consequences of the historiographic tradition that has considered the Galvani-Volta controversy as due to an irresolvable opposition between a medical and physical paradigm has been a ... More


Decision Making, Control, and Concept Formation

Martin V. Butz and Esther F. Kutter

in How the Mind Comes into Being: Introducing Cognitive Science from a Functional and Computational Perspective

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198739692
eISBN:
9780191834462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739692.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures, Cognitive Psychology

While attention controls the internal, mental focus of attention, motor control directs the bodily control focus. Our nervous system is structured in a cascade of interactive control loops, where the ... More


Evolution of Facial Musculature

Rui Diogo and Sharlene E. Santana

in The Science of Facial Expression

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190613501
eISBN:
9780190613525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190613501.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

We review the origin and evolution of the facial musculature of mammals and pay special attention to the complex relationships between facial musculature, color patterns, mobility, and social group ... More


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