Innovative Digital Medicine: Akili video game for ADHD intervention

Project: Evo Blends Neuroscience with Gaming Akili, based in Boston, has blended neuroscience with gaming to come up with Project: Evo, a cognitive testing and improvement tool that looks and feels like a video game. Akili is focused on developing clinically validated digital medicine for cognitive assessment and personalized treatment, and sees digital games as part of an overall health treatment plan for pediatric ADHD. This game represents the growing trend of using gaming to solve challenging and complex cognitive healthcare issues. How it Works Project: Evo is a brightly colored iPad game that doesn’t look different from other apps your are using, yet its simple interface masks a sophisticated diagnostic technology that aims to recognize cognitive problems. The digital game creators believe it can be used to diagnose ADHD.…


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