Video game therapy – a new frontier – Yahoo! News

Video game therapy – a new frontier – Yahoo! News

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Doctors pronounced Ethan Myers brain dead after a car accident dealt the 9-year-old a severe brain injury in 2002. After he miraculously awoke from a nearly month-long coma, doctors declared he would never again eat on his own, walk or talk.

Yet, thanks partly to a video game system, Myers has caught up with his peers in school and even read a speech to a large group of students.
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I got to try some neural feedback software once. It was just about the coolest thing ever. They strap a bunch of sensors on your head and then you think one way or another to make the cursor move left/right, up/down. Sci Fi become reality.

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