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Thomas Eggert

Dr. Thomas Eggert

GSN associate faculty


Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich
Dept. of Neurology
Feodor-Lynen-Straße 19
D-81377 Munich

Phone: (+49) 89 44007 4834
Fax: (+49) 89 44007 4801


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Research focus: The perception of the stability of the external world and the mechanisms used to derive the percepts of self-motion and object-motion from multimodal velocity signals.

The role of retinal and extraretinal signals in programming saccadic eye movements and in saccade amplitude adaptation.

Extracting sensory information for space perception and for motor action in space The coordination and predictive strategies of goal directed eye and hand movements.

Sensorimotor sequence learning

Key words: Behavioral neuroscience, sensorimotor research

Selected publications:

Eggert T. (2007) Eye movement recordings: Methods. In: Straube A, Büttner U (eds) Neuro-Ophthalmology. Karger, Basel, pp 15-34.

Ladda J, Eggert T, Glasauer S and Straube A. (2007) Velocity scaling of cue-induced smooth pursuit acceleration obeys constraints of natural motion. Exp.Brain Res. 182: 343-356.

Eggert T, Rivas F and Straube A. (2005) Predictive strategies in interception tasks: differences between eye and hand movements. Exp.Brain Res. 160: 433-449.

Guan Y, Eggert T, Bayer O and Buttner U (2005) Saccades to stationary and moving targets differ in the monkey. Exp.Brain Res. 161: 220-232.

Eggert T, Sailer U, Ditterich J and Straube A. (2002) Differential effect of a distractoron primary saccades and perceptual localization. Vision Res. 42: 2969-2984.