Eye movements Of Subjects with visual field defects due to ocular pathology were monitored while performing a dot counting task and a visual search task. Subjects with peripheral field defects required more fixations, longer search times, made more errors. and had shorter fixation durations than control subjects. Subjects with central field defects performed less well than control subjects although no specific impairment could be pinpointed. In both groups a monotonous relationship was observed between the visual field impairment and eye movement parameters. The use of eye movement parameters to predict viewing behavior in a complex task (e.g. driving) was limited. (C) 2002 Elsevier Science Ltd. All rights reserved.
|Article number||PII S0042-6989(01)00297-8|
|Number of pages||9|
|Publication status||Published - Mar-2002|
- visual field defect
- eye movement
- visual search