Top of the top: it’s in your eyes!

How is it that top athletes achieve top performances? Psychologists and neuroscientists are speaking of a phenomenon called the “quiet eye”. The “quiet eye” would be a kind of enhanced visual perception that allows the athlete to eliminate any distractions as they plan their next move. Read more

Your eyes… they do speak, darling

Some they the eyes are the windows to the soul. Just how true is that, if at all? Researchers from Germany and Australia studied eye movements in order to see 😉 if these very movements could predict personality traits! Read more

Of eyes and stability

It is a known fact: vision, proprioception and plantar sensitivity contribute to postural control. We recognize that there is a veritable axis between the eyes and the feet (Roll, 1987). Read more

Of feet and eyes

If you’ve been reading my blogs, you’ll quickly pick up on the fact that this is not the first time I bring up the link between the feet and the eyes. That being said, a recent study (this week’s study of the week) reconfirms the link between these two sensory organs that are largely responsible of the position of the body in space. Read more