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ISRN Neurology
Volume 2013, Article ID 752384, 17 pages
Review Article

Production, Control, and Visual Guidance of Saccadic Eye Movements

Department of Psychology, Center for Integrative & Cognitive Neuroscience, Vanderbilt Vision Research Center, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37240, USA

Received 30 July 2013; Accepted 29 August 2013

Academic Editors: Y. Ohyagi, A. K. Petridis, D. Schiffer, L. Srivastava, and E. M. Wassermann

Copyright © 2013 Jeffrey D. Schall. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Primate vision is served by rapid shifts of gaze called saccades. This review will survey current knowledge and particular problems concerning the neural control and guidance of gaze shifts.