'Dementia game shows lifelong navigational decline'

'Dementia game shows lifelong navigational decline'
 

The world's largest dementia research experiment, which takes the form of a video game, has indicated the ability to navigate declines throughout life.
The findings, presented at the Neuroscience 2016 conference, harnessed data from 2.4 million people who downloaded the game.
Getting lost is one of the first symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.
And the researchers at University College London believe the results could help make a dementia test.
Sea Hero Quest is a nautical adventure to save an old sailor's lost memories.
With the touch of a smartphone screen, players sail a boat round desert... read more

 
17 November 2016 in Regional, Views: 59
Source: BBC
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