Professor, Optometry and Vision Science

Ben Thompson's background is in visual neuroscience and his research interests relate to the development and plasticity of human visual brain areas.

Ben ThompsonBen uses psychophysics, brain imaging and non-invasive stimulation techniques to investigate visual processing in the brain. In addition, Ben has played a key role in the development of a new video-game based treatment for amblyopia (lazy-eye) and is part of team developing new video-game based approaches for assessing visual function in young children. 

Contact Information:

519-888-4567 ext. 39398

Location: OPT 381

Ben's Optometry Department profile

University of Waterloo

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