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Eye-fixation related potentials (EFRPs) during object identification

Eye-fixation related potential (EFRP) measures electrical brain activity in response to eye-fixations. The aim of the current study was to investigate whether the EFRPs vary during consecutive eye-fixations while subjects were performing an object identification task. Eye-fixations evoked P1 and N1 components at the occipital and parietal recording sites. The latency of P1 component increased during consecutive fixations. The amplitude of P1 increased and the amplitude of N1 decreased during consecutive fixations. The results indicate that EFRPs are modulated during consecutive fixations, suggesting that the current technique may provide a useful tool to study temporal dynamics of visual perception and processes underlying object identification.



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