Our article on ‘Blink Adaptation’ was published today in Current Biology (or click here for a version without the paywall). When a fixation target is moved during an eye blink, you most likely won’t notice it. Your brain however will notice the change, and adapt its motor command to the eye muscles. On subsequent blinks, your eyes will automatically anticipate the target step. This mechanism recalibrates your eye gaze to ensure stability of gaze direction through an eye blink.
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