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A Brief History of Eye Movement Research

Fletcher, Abbey, Dunne, Stephen and Butler, Joe (2022) A Brief History of Eye Movement Research. In: Eye Tracking. Neuromethods, 183 (1). Humana, New York, NY of Springer Protocols., New York, pp. 15-29. ISBN 1940-6045

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This chapter will provide a brief overview of the rich and fascinating history underpinning contemporary eye movement research. Starting with the early work by Kepler and the largely observational investigations of eye movements conducted by others, we will cover the development of eye movement research in terms of the machinery used for early investigations, such as crude measurements using plaster of Paris, as well as set out some of the first instances of phenomena which are still keeping scientists occupied today. Hopefully, by the end of this chapter, you will appreciate the broad history behind some of the topics covered throughout the rest of this book.

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Date Deposited: 10 Jan 2023 10:21
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2023 10:00


Author: Abbey Fletcher
Author: Stephen Dunne
Author: Joe Butler

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Faculty of Health Sciences and Wellbeing > School of Psychology


Psychology > Cognitive Behaviour
Psychology > Psychology

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