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  • n. A small, jerky eye movement that is a part of normal vision when fixating on an image, which seems to play a role in visual perception.


micro +‎ saccade (Wiktionary)


  • Instead, the eye wanders in a rather random-looking pattern that combines a bit of drift and tremor with small, sudden "saccades" that, being tiny, get branded by the uber-jargon term "microsaccade."

    The Why Files

  • Later playbacks revealed that microsaccade - unconscious eye movements that take place on a very small scale - are directly responsible for the way the brain perceives images, when people look at optical illusions.

    Softpedia News - Global


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