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The Basis of a Saccadic Decision

Eileen Kowler

in Seeing Spatial Form

Published in print November 2005 | ISBN: 9780195172881
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199847570 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172881.003.0011
The Basis of a Saccadic Decision

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Saccadic eye movements make details clearer and more accurate, working around the limitations of human vision. This chapter takes into account saccadic programming costs in the evaluation of overall rationality of a specific saccadic plan. This institutes knowing saccades that are crucial in performing a task and those that are just insignificant glances.

Keywords: saccades; saccadic decision; saccadic programming; rational saccade; optimal search

Chapter.  6574 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cognitive Psychology

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