Eye and Head Movements in Peripheral Vision: Nature of Compensatory Eye Movements

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Science  17 Jun 1966:
Vol. 152, Issue 3729, pp. 1644-1645
DOI: 10.1126/science.152.3729.1644


Simultaneous recordings of both eye and head movements in response to a peripheral signal indicated that the backward compensatory eye movement was initiated during the constant velocity of the head rotation. This compensatory movement began before the eyes had actually reached the peripheral signal.