Press Release – It’s all fun and brain-games: Using simulations and games to improve health in older adults

Professor Mark Chignell (MIE) and his team of researchers want to make cognitive and physical tests for older adults fun.

The current tests for dementia and other cognitive impairments are not very engaging, says Chignell. “Nobody wants to do a paper and pencil test, but if you give them a game to play then it doesn’t feel like a task.”

With the support of AGE-WELL, and a recently received Connaught Innovation Award, Chignell and his group of researchers have developed driving simulators and games that can monitor and improve the cognitive and physical health of older adults.

Full article at: MIE News
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