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Space Squirrel and Dementia

Keywords: cognitively stimulating game play, dementia prevention, multitouch, multiplayer

Overview of Research

Space Squirrel is a multi-player game that aims to prevent or delay the onset of dementia in older adults with cognitively stimulating games. The game allows players to join in on a space mission to explore new planets as squirrel astronauts and unlock new regions by playing team games. The game is built using: multi-touch screen table by Multitouch Digital, Unity 3D, Blender.

Research Team

Sally Moon (Toronto Rehabilitation Institute)
Alex Mihailidis (University of Toronto)