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4. The moving eye

4. The moving eye  

Michael Land

in The Eye: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2014
Published Online: 
May 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779961
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199680306.003.0004
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199680306
Why does our eye movement system not allow gaze to move continuously? ‘The moving eye’ describes how information is taken in during fixations and how saccades move the eyes as fast as ... More
2. Sleep Generation And Regulation – a Framework

2. Sleep Generation And Regulation – a Framework  

Steven W. Lockley and Russell G. Foster

in Sleep: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777912
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199587858.003.0002
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199587858
We know a lot about what happens to the brain and body during sleep thanks to technologies for measuring electronic activity patterns across the brain. There are two distinct types of ... More
2. Perceptual theories—direct, indirect, and computational

2. Perceptual theories—direct, indirect, and computational  

Brian Rogers

in Perception: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2017
Published Online: 
Oct 2017
eISBN: 
9780191833410
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198791003.003.0002
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198791003
‘Perceptual theories—direct, indirect, and computational’ considers three different conceptions of what it means to perceive and the processes involved in each theory. The origins of ... More
The Eye: A Very Short Introduction

The Eye: A Very Short Introduction  

Michael F. Land

Print Publication Year: 
May 2014
Published Online: 
May 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779961
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199680306.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199680306
The eye is one of the most remarkable achievements of evolution. In humans, vision is the most important sense, and much of the brain is given over to the processing of visual information. ... More

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