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Bridging the gap between technology and neuroscience.

Neuroscape is a translational neuroscience center engaged in technology creation and scientific research to better assess and optimize brain function of both healthy and impaired individuals.

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Neuroscape: Video Game Research to Improve Mind Quality

 

Neuroscape uses a cutting-edge approach to improving brain function – building a bridge between neuroscience and consumer friendly technologies.Take a peek inside our center to see how video games are being developed to support treatment of brain disorders such as ADHD, Autism, Depression, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s Disease. Neuroscape Research Labs are state-of-the-art research suites designed to study novel neuro-diagnostic and therapeutic approaches, with the primary goal of driving the rapid translation of neuroscience to real-world solutions.

The Distracted Mind:

Ancient Brains in a High Tech World

Why our brains aren’t evolved for media multitasking, and how we can learn to live with technology in a more balanced way.

Listen to Commonwealth Club Podcast (website)

Adam Gazzaley, MD., Ph.D.
Larry D. Rosen, Ph.D.

The Distracted Mind:

Ancient Brains in a High Tech World

Why our brains aren’t evolved for media multitasking, and how we can learn to live with technology in a more balanced way.

Listen to Commonwealth Club Podcast (website)

Adam Gazzaley, MD., Ph.D.
Larry D. Rosen, Ph.D.

The Distracted Mind:

Ancient Brains in a High Tech World

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Why our brains aren’t evolved for media multitasking, and how we can learn to live with technology in a more balanced way.

Listen to Commonwealth Club Podcast (website)

Adam Gazzaley, MD., Ph.D.
Larry D. Rosen, Ph.D.

Featured Talks & Podcasts

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  • My productivity mystery was solved after reading “The Distracted Mind: Ancient Brains in a High Tech World,” by University of California, San Francisco neuroscientist Adam Gazzaley. He explains why the brain can’t multitask, and why my near-obsessive efforts to keep up on emails is likely...

  • There’s an app for that, says scientists. Three times a week for a month, [Ann Stewart] played a video game called “NeuroRacer,” guiding a car down a winding road while picking out flashing circles along the way. The game’s creator, Dr. Adam Gazzaley of the......

  • “You just crashed a little bit,” Adam Gazzaley said. It was true: I’d slammed my rocket-powered surfboard into an icy riverbank. This was at Gazzaley’s San Francisco lab, in a nook cluttered with multicolored skullcaps and wires that hooked up to an E.E.G. machine. The...

Can video games be digital medicine?

Neuroscape is featured in three episodes of Sanjay Gutpa’s CNN Vital Signs series on video games and the brain.

Can video games take your brain to the next level?
New research shows video games can train our brains to be stronger, faster and reduce the risk of developing dementia.
Treating internet addiction – don’t Google it!
Is it possible to be a healthy gamer? We take a look inside an internet addiction treatment facility in China, the first country to declare this problem a "public health crisis".
Video games pushing the brain past its limits
Doctors could soon be prescribing video games instead of drugs. We talk to Akili Interactive about how their video games could be the next greatest medical device.

Bridging the gap between technology and neuroscience.

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