A differential role for the posterior cerebellum in the adaptive control of convergence eye movements.

Affiliation

University of Waterloo, School of Optometry & Vision Science, Canada. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

The vergence oculomotor system possesses two robust adaptive mechanisms; a fast "dynamic" and a slow "tonic" system that are both vital for single, clear and comfortable binocular vision. The neural substrates underlying these vergence adaptive mechanisms in humans is unclear.

Keywords

Adaptation,Cerebellum,Eye movements,Oculomotor adaptation,Transcranial magnetic stimulation,Vergence,

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