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Virtual cognitive training in healthy aging and mild cognitive impairment

Chandramallika Basak and Shuo Qin,    Center for Vital Longevity, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX, United States

Abstract

Behavioral interventions that can slow the progress of age-related cognitive declines have attracted much attention in recent decades. With the advancement of technology, virtual devices, such as smart phones and virtual reality devices, have become promising and accessible intervention tools for older adults. In this chapter, we review recent intervention studies that use virtual tools to assess cognitive enhancements in older adults, both healthy and mild cognitive impairments (MCIs) patients. We conclude that cognitive interventions ...

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