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Computer Games to treat Children with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder March 24, 2006

Posted by reto wettach in biofeedback, play.
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“Whether speeding down a virtual street in Sony’s Gran Turismo or slaying Spyro the Dragon, researchers hope games such as these will improve the lives of those with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, commonly known as ADHD, or cognitive-processing difficulties.”

The idea is based on controlling the brain activity of the child with a special helmet: once they zone out, the game will not respond anymore.

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via New Scientist Technology Blog 

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