Perceptual training yields rapid improvements in visually impaired youth

@inproceedings{Nyquist2016PerceptualTY,
  title={Perceptual training yields rapid improvements in visually impaired youth},
  author={Jeffrey B. Nyquist and Joseph S. Lappin and Ruyuan Zhang and Duje Tadin},
  booktitle={Scientific reports},
  year={2016}
}
Visual function demands coordinated responses to information over a wide field of view, involving both central and peripheral vision. Visually impaired individuals often seem to underutilize peripheral vision, even in absence of obvious peripheral deficits. Motivated by perceptual training studies with typically sighted adults, we examined the effectiveness of perceptual training in improving peripheral perception of visually impaired youth. Here, we evaluated the effectiveness of three… CONTINUE READING
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