17 Jun 2013

Our Changing World - Lazy Eye

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 3:33 pm on 17 June 2013

In a world first, University of Auckland scientist Ben Thompson has discovered that playing the popular tile-matching game Tetris may be a cure for lazy eye in both children and, more surprisingly, adults. Lisa Thompson, who coincidently has a lazy left eye, went along to the university's medical school to find out how a video game can prompt the brain to use both eyes at the same time.