New digital game uses neuroscience to combat attention deficit in children

A pioneering Irish company is leading the way in digital brain health by improving focus for kids using a new digital game that uses neuroscience to aid concentration! The idea behind Cortechs’ new game, Zip and the Misty Mountain, is to help children who find it hard to concentrate – particularly those with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or attention difficulties, who have huge challenges staying focused on their homework or on simple day-to-day tasks. And as Cortechs CEO Áine Behan points out, with the HSEs spending €2.5 million on ADHD medication in 2013 and thousands of Irish children prescribed this medication, she is not surprised that parents are desperate to find drug-free, scientifically backed alternatives to improve their children’s focus. “At Cortechs, we are passionate about smart gaming designed around…


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