Richard Corriere’s Science Update: Fast Eye Movements-A Possible Indicator of More Impulsive Decision-Making

The study reported in The Journal of Neuroscience, measured eye movement speed (saccade speed) as the investigators asked healthy volunteers to look at a screen upon which dots would appear one at a time — first on one side of the screen, then on the other, then back again. A fundamental link between the way the nervous system evaluates time and reward in controlling movements and in making decisions. The decision to move is motivated by a desire to improve one’s situation, which is a strong motivating factor in more complex decision-making, too.”
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