saccadic movements


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saccadic movements

Jerky movements of the eyes as they move from one point of fixation to another.
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We assume that, when processing spatial images, the centers involved in planning saccadic movements are occupied planning virtual movements of the images, thereby preventing physical eye movements, which would lead to longer fixations and their higher concentration or to shorter saccadic amplitude.
Saccadic movements are high-speed jumps between fixations.