A new way of detecting neurological dysfunction requires very little from the patient: just 20 minutes of watching TV.
“Natural attention and eye movement behavior—like a drop of saliva—contains a biometric signature of an individual and her/his state of brain function or dysfunction,” write the University of Southern California researchers.
The researchers claim that because Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), and Parkinson’s disease each involve eye control and attention dysfunctions, they can be easily identified through an evaluation of how patients move their eyes while they watch television.
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