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Supplementary Eye Fields

dc.contributor.author Abzug, Zachary Mitchell
dc.contributor.author Sommer, Marc A
dc.date.accessioned 2016-06-06T21:27:18Z
dc.date.accessioned 2016-12-02T16:09:08Z
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.isbn 9780128093245
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/10161/13122
dc.description.abstract The supplementary eye fields (SEFs) are located in dorsomedial frontal cortex and contribute to high-level control of eye movements. Recordings in the SEF reveal neural activity related to vision, saccades, and fixations, and electrical stimulation in the SEF evokes saccades and fixations. Inactivations and lesions of the SEF, however, cause minimal oculomotor deficits. The SEF thus processes information relevant to eye movements and influences critical oculomotor centers but seems unnecessary for generating action. Instead, the SEF has overarching, subtle functions that include limb-eye coordination, the timing and sequencing of actions, learning, monitoring conflict, prediction, supervising behavior, value-based decision making, and the monitoring of decisions.
dc.publisher Elevier
dc.relation.ispartof Reference Module in Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Psychology
dc.relation.replaces http://hdl.handle.net/10161/12373
dc.relation.replaces 10161/12373
dc.relation.isreplacedby 10161/14960
dc.relation.isreplacedby http://hdl.handle.net/10161/14960
dc.title Supplementary Eye Fields
dc.type Book section
pubs.organisational-group Basic Science Departments
pubs.organisational-group Biomedical Engineering
pubs.organisational-group Center for Cognitive Neuroscience
pubs.organisational-group Duke
pubs.organisational-group Duke Institute for Brain Sciences
pubs.organisational-group Institutes and Provost's Academic Units
pubs.organisational-group Neurobiology
pubs.organisational-group Pratt School of Engineering
pubs.organisational-group School of Medicine
pubs.organisational-group University Institutes and Centers
pubs.publication-status Published


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