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date: 03 April 2020

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The active control of eye movements plays an important functional role in all visual and visuo-cognitive tasks. Eye movements ensure that visual input is available to the cognitive system as it is needed in the service of ongoing processing requirements. Eye movements are also an observable, behavioral manifestation of the allocation of attention, and the measurement of eye movements provides an unobtrusive, noninvasive, and sensitive window into the operation of the cognitive system as it unfolds in real time.

Keywords: eye movements, overt attention, perception, attention, scene perception, reading, face perception

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