FIXATION REFLEX By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 the term that is given to a reflex that orients the eyes onto a fixed target. It uses cortical and the subcortical areas of our brain. See optokinetic reflex. FIXATION REFLEX: "Our fixation reflex allows us to stay fixed on an object." Related Psychology Terms OPTOKINETIC REFLEX (OKR) CORTICAL DEMENTIA PROJECTION FIBER SUBCORTICAL LEARNING NONSTRIATE VISUAL CORTEX NECK-EYE REFLEX VOLUNTARY PROCESS EXTENSION REFLEX STANCE REFLEX SUCKING REFLEX Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FIXATION REFLEX," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/fixation-reflex/ (accessed September 24, 2021).