83 – Vision & Gaze Behavior in Baseball Batting

Just in time for the start of the World Series: a look vision and gaze behavior in baseball batting. Which aspects of vision are critical for hitting? Do great batters have superior vision? Where do good batters look before the ball is released?
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Defining elite athletes: Issues in the study of expert performance in sport psychology
The visual function of professional baseball players
Visual abilities distinguish pitchers from hitters in professional baseball
Depth Perception Improvement in Collegiate Baseball Players with Vision Training
The Effect of Interpupillary Distance and Pupil Diameter on Major League Baseball Performance Statistics
An investigation of the visual behavior of professional baseballers prior to the execution of batting

My related blog posts:
Pitch Tunneling & Perceptually Equivalent Pitches
A Baseball Batter’s Perception of Spin & How it Relates to Hitting Performance
Visual Information about Horizontal Pitch Movement: Sensitivity, Release Points & Eye Separation
“Soft Focus” or Visual Pivot Point: Which Should Baseball Batters Use?
Eye & Head Movements in Batting: Challenging the “Truths”

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