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  • noun

Synonyms for saccade

a rapid, jerky movement of the eyes between positions of rest

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an abrupt spasmodic movement

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However, only the saccade characteristics have been typically analyzed in the majority of clinical investigations.
To check for general differences in eye movements and baseline activity between the two groups, fixation count, duration, and saccade amplitude were analyzed from 4 s between the title of the film and the dance starting.
Whereas the EOVP model states that the initial decision whether or not to skip the next word will be based on word length and the distance of the word from the current fixation location, it does allow some limited saccade target adaptation by incoming linguistic information after this initial decision to skip or not has been made.
Consistent with our predictions, high NC induced longer fixation duration, more fixation counts, slower reading speed, and shorter saccade lengths than did low NC.
As for website B, there were too many COS (course of saccade) behaviors.
Eye movement is classified as fixation (consistent or stable eye movement), saccade (eye movement between fixations), or a combination of the two (Lai et al., 2013).
The criteria for identifying fixation and saccades were defined as the default in the SMI BeGaze[TM] version 3.7.104.
It seems that any variable that reduces the strength of the top-down neural signal to produce a voluntary saccade, or that increases saccade speed, will enhance the likelihood that a reflexive saccade to a stimulus with an abrupt onset will occur [59].
To study the fusional response elicited by the prism insertion, we based our quantitative approach on the analysis of both the vergence (convergence) and the version (saccade) components.
In this research, one catch-up saccade is categorized into covert set if its peak occurs from head peak until the zero crossing of head movement.
What do eye movements tell us about patients with neurological disorders?--An introduction to saccade recording in the clinical setting--Yasuo TERAO, Hideki FUKUDA and Okihide HIKOSAKA
"These finding suggest that assessing the ability of people to adapt saccade amplitudes is one way to determine whether this function of the cerebellum is altered in ASD," said Edward Freedman, Ph.D.
During a saccade, the visual system receives both retinal output and a corollary or copy of the command to move the eye (corollary discharges (3)).