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UC Berkeley studies health effects of 3D

More 3D movies than ever are in theaters now and manufacturers are selling 3D TVs. Yet, surprisingly little is known about the effects of stereo vision on our brains.  So, researchers in Berkeley are applying cutting-edge technology to find out and discover what happens when 3D goes bad.


UC Berkeley Visual Science Professor Martin Banks' lab at UC Berkeley is breaking new ground in the way we perceive depth. Surprisingly little is known about the physiology of stereoscopic vision. Enabling test subjects to see two screens at once using mirrors, his team has established some of the things that lead to bad 3D.

Read the paper here in ABCLocal.