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Saccadic Eye Movement by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Tue 09 Mar 2010 3:47am Would it surprise you to know that your eyes seldom stop moving? Rapid simultaneous movement of both eyes is called saccadic eye movement, or saccade. It happens so fast, and so smoothly that we are seldom even aware of it. In fact, no other part of your body moves as quickly as your eyes, with Saccadic Eye Movement – consciously or subconsciou ... Read on »
EMDR: Can rapid eye movement ease anxieties around sex? by Nicci T. Health MavenFacebook Posted Tue 11 Sep 2012 9:30am EMDR is a powerful psychological treatment developed by American clinical psychologist, Dr Francine Shapiro, in the 1980s. Preoccupied by disturbing thoughts when she was out walking one day, she realised that her anxieties dispersed when she moved her eyes back and forth while taking in her surroundings. Shapiro began to do further research to ... Read on »
Reading comprehension: role of eye movements by Bill Klemm Doctor of Philosophy Posted Wed 20 May 2009 1:24pm The capacity of working memory, for example the number of digits in a phone number you can hold long enough to dial it, determines how well you can think and the ability to form lasting memory. I have explained this in my book, Thank You Brain For All You Remember. New insight into working memory capacity has recently been reported by PaulBays an ... Read on »
Diagnosing schizophrenia by eye movement by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Thu 01 Nov 2012 5:33am   Although it is a relatively well-known fact in the medical world, that individuals with psychoticRelating to psychosis. illnesses have abnormal eye movements, it has as of yet, not been used as a means to diagnoses a disorder. A new study published in Biological Psychiatry assessed whether eye m ... Read on »
Dachel Media Update: Unvaxed Liability, Eye Movement, Outrage by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 May 2013 12:00am By Anne Dachel Read Anne's comments after the jump. May 28, 2013, UK Daily Mail: She's the mum who sparked outrage... May 28, 2013, Atlanta Business Chronicle: Emory site of largest autism clinical study May 28, 2013, 90.9 WBUR Boson: Should Parents Be Liable If Unvaccinated Children Sicken Others? May 28, ... Read on »
Eye movements reveal processing of hidden memories by Jason Schwartz, LMSW Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Thu 10 Sep 2009 10:16pm Hmmmm. I've always been an EMDR skeptic but this suggests that there may be something to the theory behind it. Interesting. Read on »
Post traumatic stress disorder: a new eye movement therapy by Kathy J. Patient Expert Posted Fri 05 Mar 2010 6:28am As a 20-year-old, a writer was beaten and left for dead in his home. After years of flashbacks, he found a therapy, based on eye movement, that made his memories bearable. Link to read this account in The Times of one persons experiences of PTSD and treatment using EMDR Source: The Times Read on »
What Do Eye Movement Differences in Men and Women Mean? by Medline Plus Posted Fri 30 Nov 2012 5:00pm Study compared reactions to images of faces, bodies by gender Source: HealthDay Read on »
Eye Movement Desensitization Therapy by Josh Patient Expert Posted Wed 25 Jun 2008 5:09pm This isn’t so much of a post as a query to see if anyone has had experience withthis therapy (EMDT).  I know of therapists who use this procedure, but I am curious to hear if anyone has had experience of it themselves, and what the results have been like.  I am kind of sceptical I must admit, but the brain certainly is an interesting organ ... Read on »
Looking into the Eye - MS and Vision by stuart Patient Expert Posted Tue 17 Nov 2009 10:20pm If you've ever had double or blurred vision, eye pain or any visual limitations, you're not alone. Up to 80% of people living with relapsing MS have, or have experienced vision difficulties.1In fact, a vision problem is often one of the first symptoms of relapsing MS. Read on to learn more about MS and vision. Why does MS Affect My ... Read on »