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A new twist on old ideas: how sitting reorients crawlers

Kasey C. Soska1, Scott R. Robinson2 andKaren E. Adolph2,*

Article first published online: 14 JUL 2014

DOI: 10.1111/desc.12205

Abstract

12:18, Neuroscience


The ability to perceive the world in three dimensions and to see clearly at near and far ranges is coordinated by key eye motor functions, including a mechanism called convergence and accommodation that allows us to see objects at different spatial depths by controlling two sets of muscles to reduce double and blurry vision.

 2014;28(7):922-9. doi: 10.3109/02699052.2014.887227. Epub 2014 Feb 24.

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