An investigation into the effects of electromagnetic radiation on low-level visual processes [ 2013 - 2017 ]

Also known as: Effects of electromagnetic radiation on visual processing

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Researchers: Dr Deborah Apthorp (Principal investigator)

Brief description We are increasingly surrounded by devices such as mobile phones and wireless networks. The effect of this electromagnetic radiation on human physiology is still largely unknown. Recent research has shown increases in "alpha-wave" electrical activity in the human brain after exposure to mobile phone radiation, but no effect has yet been shown on human mental processes. We plan to explore the effects of the electromagnetic environment on human visual processing, using sensitive techniques that will help reveal the underlying brain processes.

Funding Amount $AUD 311,860.82

Funding Scheme Early Career Fellowships

Notes Australian Clinical Research ECF

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