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Title Neurobiology of eye movements [electronic resource] : from molecules to behavior / edited by Henry J. Kaminski and R. John Leigh
Imprint New York, N.Y. : New York Academy of Sciences, c2002
book jacket
Descript 1 online resource (xiii, 615 p.) : ill.
Series Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences ; v. 956
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences ; v. 956
Note Based on a conference held on October 4-6, 2001, in Cleveland, Ohio
Includes bibliographical references and index
Foreword -- A personal introduction to eye movements -- Pt. I. Extraocular muscle and orbital tissues -- Extraocular muscle -- Orbital pulley system -- mechanisms of eye movements: implications of the "orbital revolution" -- Differential susceptibility of the ocular motor system to disease -- Applications of molecular genetics to the understanding of congenital ocular motility disorders -- Calcium channelopathy mutants and their role in ocular motor research -- Pt. II. Brainstem mechanisms for controlling gaze -- Modern concepts of brainstem anatomy: from extraocular motoneurons to proprioceptive pathways -- Studies of the role of the paramedian pontine reticular formation in the control of head-restrained and head-unrestrained gaze shifts -- Contribution of superior colliculus and the mesencephalic reticular formation to gaze control -- Neural discharge in the superior colliculus during target search paradigms -- Midbrain disorders of vertical gaze -- Pt. III. Cerebellar mechanisms of controlling gaze -- Cerebellar influences on saccade plasticity -- Distributed model of collicular and cerebellar function during saccades -- Cerebellar contribution to eye movements based upon lesions: binocular three-axis control and the translational vestibulo-ocular reflex -- Spatial orientation of caloric nystagmus -- Pt. IV. Cerebral and basal ganglionic influences on gaze control -- Role of the lateral intraparietal area of the monkey in the generation of saccades and visuospatial attention -- Effects of cortical lesions on saccadic eye movements in humans -- Visual-vestibular and visuovisual cortical interaction: new insights from fMRI and PET -- Scanpaths: the path to understanding abnormal cognitive processing in neurologic disease -- Antisaccades and task switching: studies of control processes in saccadic function in normal subjects and schizophrenic patients -- Pt. V. Binocular aspects of gaze control -- Neural mechanisms for the control of vergence eye movements -- Neural basis of disjunctive eye movements -- Population coding in cortical area MST -- Adaptive control of vergence in humans -- Pt. VI. Vertigo, nystagmus, and other disorders that disrupt clear vision -- Inferior vestibular neuritis -- Otolith function: basis for modern testing -- Vergence-mediated modulation of the human horizontal angular VOR provides evidence of pathway-specific changes in VOR dynamics -- Genetics of familial episodic vertigo and ataxia -- Animal models for visual deprivation-induced strabismus and nystagmus -- Neurobiological approach to acquired nystagmus -- Poster papers
Link Print version: Neurobiology of eye movements. New York, N.Y. : New York Academy of Sciences, 2002 (DLC) 2002002393
Subject Ocular Motility Disorders -- Congresses
Neurobiology -- methods -- Congresses
Eye Movements -- physiology -- Congresses
Neurobiology -- Congresses
Eye -- Movements -- Regulation -- Congresses
Alt Author Kaminski, Henry J
Leigh, R. John
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