Smoothing the path to an independent life: Virtual reality based training systems boost cognitive functions

10 diciembre 2014

Virtual reality is a powerful tool to simulate real-life environments and situations. Scientists are exploring the medium as a way to help people with cognitive limitations overcome difficulties in life. Among the many kinds of disabilities, cognitive deficits may bring more hindrance to a person’s life than others. For examples, dementia affects a patient’s ability to do basic tasks such as grocery shopping or traveling to a specific place.