US medical school using video games to try rewiring brains of teens with epilepsy

Researchers will give the brain feedback using sensors and virtual reality while the participant is still playing the game to try to get the brain to perform all those functions in a different area. — AFP Relaxnews

Dell Medical School at the University of Texas is beginning a three-year study using video games and virtual reality to try to rewire the brains of teens with epilepsy.

It’s taking the concept of neuroplasticity – that brains can create new pathways after an injury – seeing if brains also can create the new pathways before the injury ever occurs.

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