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Virtual Maize Navigation Training

Technology #7170

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BACKGROUND

Computerized cognitive training program designed to improve cognitive function in older adults.

TECHNOLOGY
Program is unique in specifically targeting hippocampal- and frontal-based brain functioning. Participant moves through a game-like environment involving a series of interconnected hallways and alleys.

APPLICATIONS
Cognition in aging, medical illness, and dementia
Child neurodevelopmental issues

ADVANTAGES
Interactive
Game-like
Self-paced
Computer-based