Donders' law

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The proposition that for any head position and any direction of gaze the eye always assumes the same position, resulting in the fixation point being focused on the fovea. [Named after the Dutch ophthalmologist Franciscus Cornelius Donders (1818–89) who formulated it in 1846]

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