Accession Number:

AD0684346

Title:

A COMPARISON OF PRIMARY AND SECONDARY OPTOKINETIC NYSTAGMUS IN CAT AND MAN.

Descriptive Note:

Progress rept.,

Corporate Author:

ARMY MEDICAL RESEARCH LAB FORT KNOX KY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1968-10-16

Pagination or Media Count:

15.0

Abstract:

Optokinetic responses from 20 cats and 20 human subjects were compared under two different experimental conditions. Data indicate that cat and man possess completely different optokinetic responses 1 cats show a well developed secondary optokinetic response, while humans do not 2 humans show a directional preponderance in primary optokinetic nystagmus not found in cat 3 marked adaptation of the primary optokinetic response was also characteristic of the human subjects. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Psychology
  • Anatomy and Physiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE