Scientists harness the power of games to heal the brain

Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco, are looking at ways video game technology can be used to improve or heal the brain, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. Dr. Adam Gazzaley's neuroscience lab at UCSF is currently looking into the effectiveness of using video games to target damaged or under-used parts of the brain. Patients wear an electroencephalogram — a cap with electrodes that monitors the electrical impulses inside the brain down to the ...