The Control of Eye Movements - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780120710508, 9780323145640

The Control of Eye Movements

1st Edition

Editors: Paul Bach-y-Rita
eBook ISBN: 9780323145640
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 28th January 1971
Page Count: 570
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The Control of Eye Movements presents the proceedings of the Symposium on the Control of Eye Movements organized by the Smith-Kettlewell Institute of Visual Sciences of the Pacific Medical Center and the Department of Visual Sciences of the University of the Pacific Graduate School of Medical Sciences, San Francisco, California, November 10-11, 1969. The book is organized into two parts. Part I is devoted to presentations of anatomical, physiological, pharmacological, psychological, and clinical aspects of eye movements. The material presented should provide a valuable reference source as well as increase awareness of the need for further investigation of many aspects of the basic physiology of eye movements. Part II presents a series of papers dealing with models of various parts of the oculomotor system. The modeling approach to control of eye movements is still in its infancy and the present work presents the first comprehensive survey of biophysical, mathematical, and engineering aspects of eye movement control.

Table of Contents

Contributors Preface Part I. Physiological Aspects of Eye Movement Control The Probable Role of Muscle Spindles and Tendon Organs in Eye Movement Control Neurophysiology of Eye Movements The Structure of the Extraocular Muscle Fibers of Mammals Central Oculomotor Pathways Vestibulo-Ocular Relations EEG, Evoked Potentials, and Eye and Image Movements Supranuclear Disorders of Ocular Control Systems in Man: Clinical, Anatomical, and Physiological Correlations The Pharmacology of Extraocular Muscle Eye Movements and Perception Part II. The Human Eye Movement Control System Introduction Orbital Mechanics Extraocular Muscle Forces in Strabismus The Saccadic System The Control System for Versional Eye Movements Pursuit Eye Tracking Movements Second Thoughts on Smooth Pursuit Control of Vergence Eye Movements Discussion of the Control of Eye Vergence Movements Vestibular and Proprioceptive Stabilization of Eye Movements Organization of Neural Control in the Vestibulo-Ocular Reflex Arc Models of Oculomotor Neural Organization Time Delays in the Human Eye-Tracking System Subject Index


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