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.