Neuroscience and Video Games: A New Class of Medicine

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Sala Cavour - Centro Congressi Torino Incontra 
Fri, 27-10-2017, 15.15 - 16.15

Adam Gazzaley

Co-Founder, Chief Science Advisor - Akili Interactive

Matt Omernick

Co-Founder, Chief Creative Officer - Akili Interactive

In the near future, Doctors will prescribe video games as medicine to treat specific cognitive disorders. This is the path of medical device start-up Akili Interactive Labs.

Co-founders Dr. Adam Gazzaley and Matthew Omernick will discuss the cutting-edge science behind this new class of interactive medicine. They will also explore the creative journey of translating meticulously validated neuroscience into consumer-quality video games.

An entirely new industry has emerged to address a fundamental challenge of modern society – the development of novel and effective approaches to enhance brain function and cognition, using the latest technological advances in software, hardware, art, and design.