The Laboratory for Visual Neuroplasticity

How Video Games Assist the Visually Impaired – NBC News Technology

March 12, 2011

“There are two things that make optometrist and neuroscientist Lotfi Merabet’s new computer game unusual: The various rooms and corridors in the game exactly mirror a real place, and players aren’t able to navigate by looking at graphics on-screen. Instead, players must rely entirely on different sounds that tell them where doors, walls, jewels and monsters lay in wait.”

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