New DS training game could be more than meets the eye

mejikara.jpgYou’ve already figured out your brain’s age by training it on the DS. But have you ever wondered how spending so much time in front of various electronic screens may have raised your eye’s age? This number 1 seller in Japan, DS Medikara Training, is a DS eye training game.
The game has five main ways of training your eyes:
Clearly seeing quick moving elements
Seeing a bunch of information in one instant
Tracking eye movemeant
Seeing details in a wide view
Hand eye coordination
The game tests all of these elements with quick mini-games and then evaluates the quality of your vision based on the results. The official Japanese site has of course a plethora of info about the game, including an interview with the doctor that helped develop its training methods.