Crawford, Trevor J. and Broerse, Annelies and den Boer, Jans A. (1999) Dopamine and impairment at the executive level. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 22 (4). pp. 678-679. ISSN 0140-525XFull text not available from this repository.
Patients with schizophrenia have an impairment in the inhibition of reflexive saccades, as a consequence of a functional impairment of the prefrontal cortex, which has not yet been encapsulated in terms of a formal model. A number of novel and testable hypotheses can be generated from the framework proposed by Findlay & Walker that will stimulate further research. Their framework therefore marks an important step in the development of a comprehensive functional model of saccadic eye movements. Further advances will be assisted by (1) a recognition of important distinctions in the executive control of volitional saccades and (2) addressing the capacity for cross-model integration of spatial information in the generation of the spatial properties of saccadic eye movements.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Behavioral and Brain Sciences|
|Additional Information:||http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayJournal?jid=BBS The final, definitive version of this article has been published in the Journal, Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 22 (4), pp 678-679 1999, © 1999 Cambridge University Press.|
|Subjects:||B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > Psychology|
|Deposited On:||05 Nov 2008 14:26|
|Last Modified:||04 Dec 2016 01:15|
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