Sea Hero Quest is a video game developed in partnership with Germany’s Deutsche Telekom, game studio Glitchers and several European universities and it is designed to identify individuals who might have early and mild symptoms of dementia that medical tests aren’t able to detect.
Source: A Video Game Developed To Detect Alzheimer’s Disease Seems To Be Working
Fascinating. I’ve often wondered if video games couldn’t be used in seriously productive ways.
About time games became useful.
Ironically I was playing World of Warcraft when this comment arrived. 🙂