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Tools developed to solve problems or difficulties with the cognitive functions closely linked to the function of the neuronal networks in the brain.
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Games to Sharpen the Brain-Wall Street Journal

Games to Sharpen the Brain-Wall Street Journal | Cognitive Enhancement Technologies | Scoop.it

If two start-ups have their way, video games might cure more than just boredom. They could also be used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. Akili Interactive Labs Inc. of Boston, formed by start-up-creating firm PureTech Ventures, and San Francisco company Brain Plasticity Inc. are seeking Food and Drug Administration approval for a videogame treatment they hope clinicians will turn to before prescribing medicines for ADHD.

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OpenVibe2 Applying Brain-Computer Interface For Children With ADHD - Forbes

OpenVibe2 Applying Brain-Computer Interface For Children With ADHD - Forbes | Cognitive Enhancement Technologies | Scoop.it

Using an academic headpiece, the user focuses on moving the rocket. Brain control is not in the distant future, it's alive and finding useful applications for itself in both academics and the gaming community. "At Futur-en-Seine last week in Paris, OpenVibe2, supported by INRIA, a French research intitute (Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique) and nine commercial partners (including Ubisoft, Kylotonn and Black Sheep) showed off its open source software platform that enables researchers or game developers to design and test Brain-Computer Interfaces (BCIs). A BCI is a communication systems enabling users to send commands to computers by means of brain activity via a headset fitted with electrodes.

But it’s not the commercial gaming applications that are most interesting here, it’s the application of BCI to children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)."

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