Treating schizophrenia: Game on

Check Hayden, Erika
March 2012
Nature;3/1/2012, Vol. 483 Issue 7387, p24
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the efforts of professor Michael Merzenich to prove the positive effects of his brain-training video game software to people with schizophrenia. It states that Merzenich seeks the approval of U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the software that would give schizophrenics a new treatment option. According to Henry Mahncke, chief executive at Posit Science Corp., the memory of people aging 60 years and above have improved after they used the Merzenich's software.


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