Robot Cognitive Stimulation for the Elderly

  • Adriana Tapus
  • Alexandra-Maria Vieru
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7930)


In this paper, we present a new social intelligent robotic system used for cognitive stimulation therapy for individuals suffering from Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) and/or Alzheimer’s disease. Our work aims increasing the cognitive attention of users by playing different games and therefore help slow down cognitive decline. The system records the users’ task performance during the games and adapts the different levels of difficulty as a function of the users’ game history. The games were tailored to the needs of each individual so as to address their different cognitive disabilities. Two studies are presented.


Mild Cognitive Impairment Music Therapy Cognitive Stimulation Impaired Participant Cognitive Stimulation Therapy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Adriana Tapus
    • 1
  • Alexandra-Maria Vieru
    • 2
  1. 1.Robotics and Computer Vision LabENSTA-ParisTechPalaiseauFrance
  2. 2.Politehnica University of BucharestBucharestRomania

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