Could a Videogame Strengthen Your Aging Brain?


Publication Title
Wired
Publication/Creation Date
September 3 2017
Creators/Contributors
Anna Vlasits (creator)
Rocky Blumhagen (contributor)
Josh Volponi (contributor)
University Of California, San Francisco (contributor)
Adam Gazzaley (contributor)
Neuroscape (contributor)
Daniel Simons (contributor)
Story Landis (contributor)
Matt Omernick (contributor)
Pam Greenwood (contributor)
Michael Merzenich (contributor)
University Of Illinois (contributor)
National Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke (contributor)
Food And Drug Administration (FDA) (contributor)
George Mason University (contributor)
Persuasive Intent
Information
Description
Wired writer Anna Vlasits documents one man's experience with brain training video games at Neuroscape, a research lab at the University of California, San Francisco. These games are supposed to increase brain function and prevent age-related cognitive decline. But do they really work? This article explores a lot of the research and controversy surrounding their effectiveness. 
HCI Platform
Wearables
Location on Body
Head
Source
https://www.wired.com/story/could-a-videogame-strengthen-your-aging-brain/