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Enhancing the contrast sensitivity function through action video game training

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Li, Renjie
Polat, Uri
Makous, Walter
Published in Nature Neuroscience. 2009, vol. 12, no. 5, p. 549-551
Abstract The contrast sensitivity function (CSF) is routinely assessed in clinical evaluation of vision and is the primary limiting factor in how well one sees. CSF improvements are typically brought about by correction of the optics of the eye with eyeglasses, contact lenses or surgery. We found that the very act of action video game playing also enhanced contrast sensitivity, providing a complementary route to eyesight improvement.
Keywords Brain/physiologyContrast Sensitivity/physiologyExercise Therapy/methodsFemaleHumansMaleNeuropsychological TestsPhotic Stimulation/methodsPhysical Fitness/physiologyPsychomotor Performance/physiologyTreatment OutcomeVideo Games/psychologyVision Disorders/physiopathology/therapyVisual Pathways/physiologyVisual Perception/physiology
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PMID: 19330003
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LI, Renjie et al. Enhancing the contrast sensitivity function through action video game training. In: Nature Neuroscience, 2009, vol. 12, n° 5, p. 549-551. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:102984

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