Neuroscience

Bright lights outdoors may help treat lazy eye in children

The maturation of visual acuity in both amblyopia and myopia may be closely associated with the development of pathways signaling bright features in the brain, according to research published in the Journal of Neuroscience ...

Ophthalmology

Interactive shutter eyeglasses to replace eyepatch therapy

The standard treatment for so-called lazy eye (amblyopia) in children is to cover the nonimpaired eye with a patch. This trains the impaired eye to work harder. Such therapy is successful only when the patient wears the eyepatch ...

Neuroscience

Dressmakers found to have needle-sharp 3D vision

Haute couture can be credited for enhancing more than catwalks and red carpets. New research from UC Berkeley suggests that the 3-D or "stereoscopic" vision of dressmakers is as sharp as their needles.

Neuroscience

Physical activity may leave the brain more open to change

Learning, memory, and brain repair depend on the ability of our neurons to change with experience. Now, researchers reporting in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on December 7 have evidence from a small study in people ...

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