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Short answer We have a lot of control over our eye movements, including saccades. We can suppress saccades and make an anti-saccade instead. So can monkeys, our close cousins. Children have a lot more difficulty with the anti-saccade task, however. Background Saccades are fast eye movements, as opposed to the slower smooth-pursuit responses of the eye (...


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We refer to neurons that are connected to each other as having a "reciprocal" connection (however, the term is also used to refer to regional reciprocal connections in addition to neuron-neuron connections). For typical neurons, much more than one input is necessary to reach action potential threshold, so you wouldn't expect reciprocally connected ...


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