Learning to Control Brain Activity Improves Visual Sensitivity, Wellcome Trust Centre For Neuroimaging Study

Published: Dec 05, 2012

Training human volunteers to control their own brain activity in precise areas of the brain can enhance fundamental aspects of their visual sensitivity, according to a new study. This non-invasive 'neurofeedback' approach could one day be used to improve brain function in patients with abnormal patterns of activity, for example stroke patients.

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