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How Does the Brain Control Eye Movements?

Scientists have recently discovered that brain activity changes depending on the reason an animal moves its eyes in the moment: a potential step toward diagnosing disease.

In this short animation, learn more about this latest research from graduate student Naveen Sendhilnathan in Mickey E. Goldberg’s lab. The project – a collaboration between Columbia’s Zuckerman Institute, the Vanderbilt Vision Research Center and the Indian Institute of Science – is described today in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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