Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Game imitates life with dementia

According to an article on Mashable yesterday, a 21 year old student has created a video game as a final honors project for his degree that simulates what life would be like if the player had Alzheimer's or other dementia. "Alexander Tarvet, a student in Abertay University's Game Design & Production Management program in Dundee, Scotland, aims to use the game to raise awareness of the brain disease, in which a person's memory, thinking and problem-solving skills progressively worsen over time."

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