Saccadic latencies depend on functional relations with the environment

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Conventional decision models, based on the saccadic system as a sensorimotor model, typically view reaction time as a byproduct of decisional processes, reflecting the time needed to make a decision. However, research has shown that saccadic latencies are twice as long as the decision time and that the organization of the environment affects saccade latencies. This thesis dissertation provides an alternative view of saccadic reaction times (SRTs) by showing that saccade latency distribution can be altered by their own consequences. We defend that saccadic latency depends on functional