Quantifying the relationship between stereopsis and motor control in a prehension task
The aim of this study is to quantify the relationship between stereopsis (the ability to see depth) and the ability to precisely grasp an object. We will present objects in a frontal view that minimizes other cues to their shape and ask participants to reach and pick up the objects while recording their hand movements. It is our hope that the study will illuminate our understanding of how stereopsis benefits manual tasks and provide a basis for therapies that improve binocular function and depth perception.
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- Major: Molecular and Cell Biology
- Mentor: Dennis Levi, Vision Science and Optometry