Featured Articles

5th Generation Broadwell 14nm family comes in three lines

5th Generation Broadwell 14nm family comes in three lines

Intel's 5th Core processor family, codenamed Broadwell, will launch in three lines for the mobile segment. We are talking about upcoming…

More...
Broadwell Chromebooks coming in late Q1 2015

Broadwell Chromebooks coming in late Q1 2015

Google's Chromebook OS should be updating automatically every six weeks, but Intel doesn't come close with its hardware refresh schedule.

More...
New round of Nexus phone rumour kicks off

New round of Nexus phone rumour kicks off

Rumours involving upcoming Nexus devices are nothing uncommon, but this year there is a fair bit of confusion, especially on the…

More...
Nvidia officially launches the 8-inch Shield Tablet

Nvidia officially launches the 8-inch Shield Tablet

As expected and reported earlier, Nvidia has now officially announced its newest Shield device, the new 8-inch Shield Tablet. While the…

More...
Aerocool Dead Silence reviewed

Aerocool Dead Silence reviewed

Aerocool is well known for its gamer cases with aggressive styling. However, the Dead Silence chassis offers consumers a new choice,…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Monday, 16 June 2008 12:04

Computer games help ADHD

Written by Nick Farell

Image

Although not GTA


A computer game in which the player wears bio-feedback sensors, and must use breathing and meditation techniques to advance through the levels has been used to treat people with attention deficit disorders.

Aussie Andrew Campbell, a lecturer in psychology with the University of Sydney, had been using the game made by an outfit called Nexon. The company heard about his work and agreed to fund Dr. Campbell's research and develop an e-lab within the University of Sydney's Faculty of Health Sciences.

The child psychologist hopes this treatment will offer parents an alternative to controversial stimulant medications used to treat ADHD.
Last modified on Monday, 16 June 2008 16:39

Nick Farell

E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments