The Sensorimotor Nature of the Infant Visual System

Cognitive Problems
  • André Bullinger


For almost a century, oculomotor activity has been a privileged area of experimentation for the psychologist. Technical advances over the past few decades have alleviated many of the previous constraints, allowing access to younger and younger subjects in much less uncomfortable situations. The technology surrounding the recording and analysis of eye movements has often been the primary motivation for much of this research, and the theoretical framework within which these studies are carried out, and which allows the results to be interpreted, may often be deceptive. We will attempt, in this discussion, to identify some of the cognitive problems underlying oculomotor activity.


Cognitive Problem Oculomotor System Sensorimotor System Cognitive Elaboration Sensorimotor Activity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • André Bullinger
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  1. 1.Faculty of Psychology and the Educational SciencesUniversity of GenevaGeneva 4Switzerland

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