Researchers at University College London have used a popular video game called Sea Hero Quest to investigate how players’ sense of direction and navigational ability typically decline over a lifetime. Analysis of the results could help dementia researchers develop a dementia diagnosis test.
Gallagher, J. (2016). Dementia game ‘shows lifelong navigational decline’. London: BBC Health News, November 17th 2016.
First data from Sea Hero Quest game revealed. [Online]: Alzheimer’s Research UK, November 16th 2016.