Eye-movements and ongoing task processing

David T. Burke*, Alec Meleger, Jeffrey C. Schneider, Jim Snyder, Atsu S.S. Dorvlo, Samir Al-Adawi

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Abstract

This study tests the relation between eye-movements and thought processing. Subjects were given specific modality tasks (visual, gustatory, kinesthetic) and assessed on whether they responded with distinct eye-movements. Some subjects' eye-movements reflected ongoing thought processing. Instead of a universal pattern, as suggested by the neurolinguistic programming hypothesis, this study yielded subject-specific idiosyncratic eye-movements across all modalities. Included is a discussion of the neurolinguistic programming hypothesis regarding eye-movements and its implications for the eye-movement desensitization and reprocessing theory.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1330-1338
Number of pages9
JournalPerceptual and Motor Skills
Volume96
Issue number3 II
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2003
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Experimental and Cognitive Psychology
  • Sensory Systems

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