Eye Movements as a Window on Perception and Cognition

Jason S. McCarley, Arthur F. Kramer

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


This chapter reviews findings from the basic study of eye movements in cognitive psychology and perception and considers the implications of these findings for human factors researchers and practitioners. The discussion focuses largely on the aspects of eye movements that pertain to human performance in visual search and supervisory monitoring tasks or human interaction with machine systems.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationNeuroergonomics
Subtitle of host publicationThe brain at work
PublisherOxford University Press
ISBN (Electronic)9780199864683
ISBN (Print)0195177614, 9780195177619
StatePublished - May 1 2009


  • Cognitive psychology
  • Neuroergonomics
  • Prevention
  • Supervisory monitoring
  • Visual search

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)


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