Video games treatment for ADHD via Smart Braingames

13 March 2006
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USA today did an article about a videogame based treatment for ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). It uses NASA derived technology to measure brainwave activity while playing videogames. It hooks up to your PlayStation console, so you’ll just be playing your favorite games with a twist…

Clinical psychologist Henry Owens says ‘If they just play videogames on their own, they will zone out. When they play on this system, if they zone out [as detected by brainwave activity], the videogame doesn’t respond any more’ This is supposed to help the patient increase the ability to focus and concentrate.” Visit the Smart Brain Games website here.

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Ferry Groenendijk By Ferry Groenendijk: He is the founder and editor of Video Games Blogger. He loved gaming from the moment he got a Nintendo with Super Mario Bros. on his 8th birthday. Learn more about him here and connect with him on Twitter, Facebook and at Google+.


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