9.04 Sensory Systems
9.04 Sensory Systems (Fall 2013, MIT OCW). Instructors: Professor Peter H. Schiller and Professor M. Christian Brown. This course examines the neural bases of sensory perception. The focus is on physiological and anatomical studies of the mammalian nervous system as well as behavioral studies of animals and humans. Topics include visual pattern, color and depth perception, auditory responses and sound localization, and somatosensory perception. (from ocw.mit.edu)
|Lecture 11 - The Neural Control of Visually Guided Eye Movements 2|
Instructor: Peter H. Schiller. This lecture covers saccadic eye movements in greater detail, including the role of the superior colliculus, brainstem nuclei and cortical structures involved in saccadic eye movement control. Also discussed are the effects of lesions and pharmacological agents on eye movements.
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