Search for dissertations about: "saccade"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the word saccade.

  1. 1. GABA-steroid effects in healthy subjects and women with polycystic ovary syndrome

    Author : Helena Hedström; Torbjörn Bäckström; Marie Bixo; Ian Milsom; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Allopregnanolone; isoallopregnanolone; gonadotropins; GABA-A receptor; women; polycystic ovary syndrome; saccade; obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Abstract : Background: The progesterone metabolite allopregnanolone is involved in several clinical conditions in women, e.g. premenstrual dysphoric disorder. It is a very potent GABA-steroid with GABA-A receptor effects similar to other GABA-agonists, e. READ MORE

  2. 2. Evaluation of the infrared reflection method for saccadic eye movement velocity analysis

    Author : Frank Träisk; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Infrared reflection; Scleral search coil; Saccade; Main sequence; Eye-tracking.;

    Abstract : Saccades are rapid eye movements that change the orientation of the eyes onto objects of interest. In an every day situation saccadic eye movements are used for e.g. reading, scanning objects and enviromnents. READ MORE

  3. 3. Thyroid associated ophthalmopathy : Treatment for hyperhyroidism and evaluation of methods for measuring saccadic eye movements

    Author : Frank Träisk; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Graves disease; thyroid associated ophthalmopathy; saccade; main sequence; magnetic scleral search coil; infrared reflection; radioiodine; anti-thyroid drugs; smoking;

    Abstract : Thyroid associated ophthalmopathy (TAO) is the orbital manifestation of autoimmune thyroid disease that clinically affects about 30-50 % of patients with Graves disease (GD). The clinical features of TAO are in most patients mild and transient. READ MORE

  4. 4. Evaluating strategies for visual search and stimulus discrimination: Implications for training eye movements

    Author : Richard Dewhurst; University of Nottingham; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; saccades; attention; eye movements; training; fixations;

    Abstract : Eight experiments are described exploring the consequences of training eye-movements. Training is related to Findlay & Walker’s (1999) model of saccade generation, and consists of strategies for visual search and stimulus discrimination. READ MORE

  5. 5. Late effects on hearing and balance after treatment for childhood cancer

    Author : Einar-Jon Einarsson; Lund näs- och halssjukdomar Öron-; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Childhood cancer; Chemotherapy; Late effects; Hearing; Word Recogniton; Postural Control; Oculomotor Control; Subjective horizontal and vertical; Visual dependence; Self-reported disability and handicap.;

    Abstract : During the last several decades, improvements in diagnostic skills and in the treatment of children with cancer have substantially increased the number of long term survivors of childhood cancer. Treatment of children with cytostatic drugs is known to create a range of late adverse effects. READ MORE