Brain Training App Used To Treat Memory Condition
Researchers have used an app called Game Show to treat people with amnestic mild cognitive impairment.
Amnestic mild cognitive impairment, which is characterised by problems with short-term memory worse than expected for a person of that age, can be the first sign of dementia. But not everyone with this condition will go on to develop full-blown dementia.
The app game involved associating different geometric patterns with different locations. The small study, involving 42 adults, found playing games on the app for eight hours over four weeks improved the participants’ performance in memory tests.
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