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Photoelectric Technique for Measuring Eye Movements

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Science  06 Nov 1959:
Vol. 130, Issue 3384, pp. 1248-1249
DOI: 10.1126/science.130.3384.1248

Abstract

By the system described, the movement of a stimulus and the correlated tracking movements of the eye are recorded simultaneously. The technique for measuring the eye movements consists of detecting and amplifying by photomultiplication the total amount of light passing through a small slit upon which is imaged a small portion of the light-dark field represented by the iris and sclera of the eye. This total amount of light varies directly with the angular position of the eye.