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Emerging apps: Train the brain to train the eye

vision iris scan New vision app keeps base­ball play­ers’ eye on the ball (CBS News):

Andriese and Chavez were among the 19 mem­bers of the base­ball team at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Cal­i­for­nia River­side tak­ing part in an exper­i­ment. The goal: train­ing their brain to see bet­ter. The play­ers spent 25 min­utes per day, four days a week, using a new app called UltimEyes that was designed to expand brain pow­er…

Being able to see bet­ter is some­thing that you kind of have to trick your brain into doing, so as Seitz attests, it’s not mak­ing the eyes work bet­ter, it’s mak­ing the brain work bet­ter…

Able to see 90 mph pitch­es in sharp­er focus, the team scored 42 more runs and five more wins in one sea­son, while strik­ing out less.

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