Who Could Have Guessed: 3D Hurts Your Eyes

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    After experimenting on 24 adults, a research team at the University of California, Berkeley has determined that viewing content on a stereo 3D display hurts your eyes and your brain. The scientific term is “vergence-accomodation,” which means that the eye must constantly adjust to both the distance of the physical screen and that of the 3D content. This can supposedly cause visual discomfort, fatigue, and headaches, which I had thought were just a part of life but apparently there’s a scapegoat: 3D technology.

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    My experience in 3-D is limited to a movie that came out around 1960 entitled 13 ghosts that I saw in the theater.

    It was less than convincing and yes it was also hard on the eyes.
     

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