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Combining EEG and Serious Games for Attention Assessment of Children with Cerebral Palsy

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Abstract

Electroencephalography (EEG) is an electrophysiological monitoring method to record the electrical activity of the brain in a not invasive manner, with low cost hardware, using wireless communication and with high temporal resolution. Serious Games (SG) have demonstrated their effectiveness as a therapeutic resource to deal with motor, sensory and cognitive disabilities. We have considered the combination of both techniques for attention assessment in children with cerebral palsy (CP). In this short paper we present a new approach for the development of a SG based on a Brain Computer Interface (BCI).

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  • Cerebral Palsy
  • ADHD Child
  • Control User
  • Brain Computer Interface
  • Cerebral Palsy Child

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This work has been supported by the Spanish Government under project TIN2015-67149-C3-2-R and National Excellent Network DPI2015-69098. The EEG data processing has been done in cooperation with the enterprise Neuroelectrics, http://www.neuroelectrics.com.

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Perales, F.J., Amengual, E. (2017). Combining EEG and Serious Games for Attention Assessment of Children with Cerebral Palsy. In: Ibáñez, J., González-Vargas, J., Azorín, J., Akay, M., Pons, J. (eds) Converging Clinical and Engineering Research on Neurorehabilitation II. Biosystems & Biorobotics, vol 15. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-46669-9_66

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