Eyes pursue moving objects, not retinal motion signals

Stuart Anstis, Hiroyuki Ito

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For smooth-pursuit eye movements, a moving target is necessary, but we show that it is not sufficient. Observers pursued targets that appeared to move in one direction even though they really moved in another. Changes in perceived direction did not disrupt pursuit eye movements, but motion-based failures in object parsing did.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1408-1411
Number of pages4
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 2010

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Experimental and Cognitive Psychology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Sensory Systems
  • Artificial Intelligence


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