The Eyes Have it

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Stare at the period at the end of this sentence for a few seconds. Now, it may have seemed to you that your eyes were fixated on that spot, but in fact, your eyes continued to make tiny motions called “microsaccades.” These involuntary movements differ from one individual to the next. And at CES 2015, I came across a company that thinks these motions can be used in a practical way. The researchers at Saccadous have developed a way to track and analyze these little eye movements and use the results as a non-invasive way to diagnose a variety of neurological conditions.

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