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Subjects fixate on a visual target.

Definition contributed by Anonymous
fixation task has been asserted to measure the following CONCEPTS
Phenotypes associated with fixation task


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IMPLEMENTATIONS of fixation task
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EXTERNAL DATASETS for fixation task
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Experimental conditions are the subsets of an experiment that define the relevant experimental manipulation.


You must specify conditions before you can define contrasts.

In the Cognitive Atlas, we define a contrast as any function over experimental conditions. The simplest contrast is the indicator value for a specific condition; more complex contrasts include linear or nonlinear functions of the indicator across different experimental conditions.

saccade reaction time
degrees of eye movement

An indicator is a specific quantitative or qualitative variable that is recorded for analysis. These may include behavioral variables (such as response time, accuracy, or other measures of performance) or physiological variables (including genetics, psychophysiology, or brain imaging data).


Consistent left gaze bias in processing different facial cues.
Guo K, Smith C, Powell K, Nicholls K
Psychological research (Psychol Res)
2011 May 11

Altered performance on an ocular fixation task in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
Gould TD, Bastain TM, Israel ME, Hommer DW, Castellanos FX
(Biol Psychiatry)
2001 Oct 15