Study Shows Brain-Training Videos Can Improve Peripheral Vision

Results of a research study indicate that peripheral vision can be improved through training with video games in children with visual impairments.

New research by vision scientists at the University of Rochester and Vanderbilt University found that children with visual impairment demonstrated notable improvement in their peripheral vision after only eight hours of training with specific video games. Children made significant gains in a range of visual skills.  Scientists noted that the gains were quickly acquired and stable when tested a year later.

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