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Neuroscientists developed mobile game to help study memory loss

Recently, UK researchers from University College London developed Sea Hero Quest, a free mobile adventure game that helps researchers to collect data about players' cognitive abilities based on gender, age, and location.” -- Hugo Spiers, neuroscientist and developer for Sea Hero Quest Many years ago, a sailor who used to sailed with his son (the player) had a lot of memory of the sea.

Gaming for Good: Sea Hero Quest lets you play and help dementia research

Scientists have reached out to millions of gamers with Sea Hero Quest, and that has drastically sped up the research for finding a cure.If you're interested in the backstory of the game, click here, otherwise continue on to find out more.