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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Web-based Visual and Cognitive Screening Battery for Rural OEF/OIF/OND Veterans
Principal Investigator:

Francesca Fortenbaugh

Location: Boston, MA
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: December 2017 - November 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $218,593
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


This proposal aims to develop a novel web-based screening battery to test visual and cognitive functioning. Incorporating five tasks that test contrast sensitivity, visual processing speed, attention, executive functioning, and memory, the proposed battery will 1) address several important knowledge gaps regarding visual and cognitive functioning in OEF/OIF/OND Veterans, including covariation in deficits across the visual and cognitive domains and potential geographical disparities and 2) provid...

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