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Unformatted text preview: PSY 341K LAB REPORT1 2/14/08 Eye Movements When Catching Balls Introduction Eye movements a ubiquitous aspect of human vision – consequence of foveal specialization. Relatively little known until recently – developments in eye tracking. What is known about natural tasks (Land chapter)? This paper: focus on intercepting moving targets – general aspect of visually guided behavior (avoiding moving vehicles/catching/ hitting etc). What’s known about intercepting moving targets: Land & McCleod – cricket, table tennis. Why is the prediction they observe interesting? Is behavior similar for catching? Does result generalize? Differences: ball moves slower eg. Specific questions: What eye movements are made in this case? Do subjects anticipate the bounce point? By how much? How accurate is this movement? What happens after bounce? How do subjects adjust to different balls? Is it difficult to adjust to the tennis ball How do subjects adjust to different balls?...
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This note was uploaded on 08/12/2008 for the course PSY 341K taught by Professor Gilden during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.
- Spring '08