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Control of Eye Movements

Nigel Daw

in How Vision Works: The Physiological Mechanisms Behind What We See

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199751617
eISBN:
9780199932375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751617.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

There are eye movements to place objects of interest onto the fovea (saccades and vergence), and to keep it there (smooth pursuit, fixation, optokinetic, and vestibular). Signals converge onto the ... More


Computational Models of Multisensory Integration in the Cat Superior Colliculus

Benjamin A. Rowland, Barry E. Stein, and Terrence R. Stanford

in Sensory Cue Integration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195387247
eISBN:
9780199918379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387247.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter discusses four models of the integration of visual and auditory cues in the cat superior colliculus. Models 1–3 are analytical models, each incorporating elements of the former but also ... More


Robert H. Wurtz

Larry R. Squire

in The History of Neuroscience in Autobiography: Volume 7

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195396133
eISBN:
9780199918409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396133.003.0016
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

Robert Wurtz developed methods for studying the visual system in awake behaving monkeys, a technique now widely used for the study of higher brain functions. He has pioneered the use of this ... More


The Superior Colliculus and Head Movements in the Cat

Vivian C. Abrahams, E. Dawne Downey, and Adriana A. Kori

in The Head-Neck Sensory Motor System

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195068207
eISBN:
9780199847198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195068207.003.0045
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

There seems to be little doubt that the superior colliculus of the cat plays a crucial role in head movement. The proof comes largely from a single kind of experiment in which the superior colliculus ... More


Integrating information from different senses in the superior colliculus

Barry E. Stein, Mark T. Wallace, Terrence R. Stanford, and John G. McHaffie

in Brain, Perception, Memory: Advances in Cognitive Neuroscience

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524823
eISBN:
9780191689246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524823.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The theme of this chapter is polysensory integration. Here, the chapter concentrates on the role of the superior colliculus (SC) of the cat in the integration of information from different senses. ... More


The Developmental Process of Acquiring Multisensory Integration Capabilities

Stein Barry E., Perrault Thomas Jr., Stanford Terrence R., and Rowland Benjamin A.

in Cerebral Plasticity: New Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015233
eISBN:
9780262295444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015233.003.0015
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter describes a single model to explore the multisensory neuron in the superior colliculus (SC). It analyzes the general utility, normal operational principles, and the organization of the ... More


Properties of Eye and Head Movements Evoked by Electrical Stimulation of the Monkey Superior Colliculus

Mark A. Segraves and Michael E. Goldberg

in The Head-Neck Sensory Motor System

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195068207
eISBN:
9780199847198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195068207.003.0046
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

On monkeys and cats, microstimulation of the superior colliculus evokes gaze movements containing both eye and head movement components. The superficial layers of the superior colliculus in these ... More


Crossmodal Spatial Interactions in Subcortical and Cortical Circuits

BARRY E. STEIN, TERRENCE R. STANFORD, MARK T. WALLACE, J. WILLIAM VAUGHAN, and WAN JIANG

in Crossmodal Space and Crossmodal Attention

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524861
eISBN:
9780191689260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524861.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

In recent years a good deal of insight has been gained into the neural processes underlying the brain’s ability to synthesize information from different sensory modalities. Although multisensory ... More


A new eye–head coordination model based on gaze velocity feedback to the superior colliculus

Philippe Lefévre

in Multisensory Control of Movement

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198547853
eISBN:
9780191724268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198547853.003.0147
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

In this chapter, theoretical arguments plead for a retinotopic (relative) instead of spatiotopic (absolute) coding in the superior colliculus (SC), supporting the idea of a velocity (or relative ... More


Models of the gaze orienting system: a brief survey

Jan Van Gisbergen, John Van Opstal, Alain Berthoz, and Philippe LefÈvre

in Multisensory Control of Movement

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198547853
eISBN:
9780191724268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198547853.003.0124
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter reviews current ideas on the neural control of eye and head movements, with special emphasis on the role of the superior colliculus. The problem of how gaze shifts are controlled has too ... More


The Reactivation and Reorganization of Retinotopic Maps in Visual Cortex of Adult Mammals After Retinal and Cortical Lesions

Jon H. Kaas, Christine E. Collins, and Yuzo M. Chino

in Filling-In: From Perceptual Completion to Cortical Reorganization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195140132
eISBN:
9780199865307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140132.003.0010
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

The mammalian visual system is characterized by a hierarchy of processing stations that tend to preserve and reflect the spatial order of outputs from the retina of each eye. The optic nerve fibers ... More


The subcortical motor centres

Ray Guillery

in The Brain as a Tool: A Neuroscientist's Account

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198806738
eISBN:
9780191844317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806738.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This chapter looks more closely at some of the subcortical motor centres that play a peripheral or an auxiliary role in the standard view: primarily the basal ganglia, the cerebellum, and the ... More


Control of gaze by tectal and reticular projection neurones

Alexej Grantyn, Alain Berthoz, Etienne Olivier, and Mireille Chat

in Multisensory Control of Movement

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198547853
eISBN:
9780191724268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198547853.003.0109
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

The functional organization of efferent pathways connecting the superior colliculus (SC) with neck motoneurones and with motoneurones of extraocular muscles has been extensively studied by ... More


Attention and the Parietal Lobe

Michael E Goldberg, Angela Gee, Anna Ipata, James W Bisley, and Jacqueline Gottlieb

in The Neuroscience of Attention: Attentional Control and Selection

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195334364
eISBN:
9780199932283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195334364.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

The area that deals with visual space explored by the eyes is the lateral intraparietal (LIP) area, which was defined on the basis of its connections to the frontal eye fields, lateral pulvinar, and ... More


Contribution of Reticulospinal Neurons to the Dynamic Control of Head Movements: Presumed Neck Bursters

Alexey Grantyn, Alain Berthoz, Olivier Hardy, and Antoine Gourdon

in The Head-Neck Sensory Motor System

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195068207
eISBN:
9780199847198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195068207.003.0050
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter only deals with the immediate premotor neuronal organization of this coordination at the level of the brain stem. It is known that the activity of the superior colliculus contributes to ... More


Role of the Tectoreticulospinal System in the Coordination of Eye-Head Orienting Movements

Douglas P. Munoz, Daniel Guitton, and Denis Pélisson

in The Head-Neck Sensory Motor System

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195068207
eISBN:
9780199847198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195068207.003.0047
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Orienting movements, which direct the visual axis to a new target of interest, often involve combined eye and head displacements. As a consequence of the mechanical limits in ocular motility, a ... More


Introduction

Johan J. Bolhuis

in Brain, Perception, Memory: Advances in Cognitive Neuroscience

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524823
eISBN:
9780191689246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524823.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This book aims to give an overview of the current knowledge of the essential neural mechanisms of perception, learning, and memory, but it also addresses some of the controversies and debates in the ... More


A Mondo in Clinical Neurology

James H. Austin

in Living Zen Remindfully: Retraining Subconscious Awareness

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035088
eISBN:
9780262336475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035088.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter focuses on the complex neural mechanisms involved in simultanagnosia (included in Balint’s Syndrome). It discusses focal processing and global processing with reference to the functions ... More


Navigation in neglect patients

Luigi Pizzamiglio, Giuseppe Iaria, Alain Berthoz, Gaspare Galati, and Cecilia Guariglia

in The Cognitive and Neural Bases of Spatial Neglect

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198508335
eISBN:
9780191687327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508335.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This chapter reviews the ability of neglect patients to navigate in three-dimensional space. It specifically addresses two questions about different navigational systems and about the nature of ... More


Reticulospinal Control of Head Movements in the Cat

Shigeto Sasaki

in The Head-Neck Sensory Motor System

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195068207
eISBN:
9780199847198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195068207.003.0049
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

When a new object appears in the periphery of the visual field, animals direct their head and eyes to it (orienting movements). Movements of the head play a critical role in the orienting movements, ... More


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