The idea to leverage video games rooted in neuroscience research is much more recent, but early studies into its effectiveness appear promising. “There's so much need,” Gazzaley tells EdSurge, “for children with ADHD, to have an alternative other than a stimulant, which is the only FDA-approved treatment now....

OBJECTIVE: Children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and sensory processing dysfunction (SPD) are reported to show difficulties involving cognitive and visuomotor control. We sought to determine whether performance on computerized, behavioral measures of cognitive control aimed at assessing selective attention, as well as visuomotor abilities differentiated...