Visual Perception: Attending beyond the Eyes’ Reach

Marisa Carrasco, Nina M. Hanning

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It has been long debated whether visual attention can shift covertly, decoupled from programming eye movements. Now we know that patients with gaze paralysis show conventional benefits of exogenous (involuntary) attention, confirming that covert attention is not driven by oculomotor programming.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R1322-R1324
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number21
StatePublished - Nov 2 2020

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)


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