Predictive saccades to a regularly alternating target in cerebellar patients

Adrian G. Lasker, E. H. Isotalo, D. S. Zee

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Predictive saccade tracking (targets stepping back and forth at frequencies of 1.25 = 1.0 Hz) and self-paced saccades between two stationary targets were measured in patients with cerebellar degeneration and in normal subjects. Cerebellar patients produced similar predictive latencies and generated the same percentage of predictive saccades as did normal subjects. Only the variability in the self-paced saccade paradigm was different between the groups.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)544-547
Number of pages4
JournalAnnals of the New York Academy of Sciences
StatePublished - 2005


  • Cerebellum
  • Eye movements
  • Prediction

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • History and Philosophy of Science


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