An Innovative Tool to Create Neurofeedback Games for ADHD Treatment
One of the most frequent disorders in childhood is the attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The symptoms of ADHD are present in approximately 5% of children and adolescents with a strong over-representation of boys, irrespectively of their cultural background. There are different treatment approaches but conventional therapies and pharmacological proposals have proved to be insufficient to supply an effective rehabilitation in all cases. The most promising therapies make use of neurofeedback to train attention self-regulation in children with ADHD. In this paper, a new tool that enables therapists to design their own therapies by creating specific neurofeedback videogames adapted to each child is presented.
KeywordsADHD Symptom ADHD Child Execution Environment Authoring Tool Biofeedback Training
This work was partially supported by Spanish Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad (MINECO)/FEDER EU under TIN2016-79100-R grant.
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