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Proposal of a Serious Game to Help Prevent Dementia

  • Kiho Kang
  • Eun-Jin Choi
  • Young-Suk LeeEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10056)

Abstract

The incidence of geriatric diseases is increasing due to population aging. The present study aims to investigate contents that can be used to prevent, not to treat, dementia. We classified dementia symptoms into different types based on previous studies and applied related factors in our Serious game to design 17 types of mini games. In this study focusing on the prevention of dementia, the necessary contents for a game aimed to help prevent dementia were explored and a medical Serious game was proposed and designed. Consequently, this study enabled the improvement of brain function and physical activity through designing a game composed of 17 mini-games. Our study aims to contribute to preventing dementia in the future.

Keywords

Physical Activity Dementia Patient Physical Movement Language Disorder Gyro Sensor 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Smartbig Co., Ltd.BusanKorea
  2. 2.The Department of Film StudiesDongguk UniversitySeoulKorea
  3. 3.Institute of Image and Cultural ContentsDongguk UniversitySeoulKorea

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