Using games for cognitive rehabilitation for soldiers with Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) has been called the signature wound of the Iraq War. TBI results in a broad range of physical, cognitive, and sensory impairments often requiring extensive rehabilitation. Serious games and virtual reality techniques have the potential to help individuals achieve optimal levels of functioning while keeping them motivated and engaged.

CogniZenTM  is Aptima’s solution for the rehabilitation and improvement of cognitive functioning for individuals with TBI-related difficulties. CogniZen is an engaging, cyber-spy-themed videogame scenario designed to train and improve skills associated with deficits due to TBI, such as attention, working memory, and processing speed. CogniZen offers individuals recovering from TBI:

  • An engaging and empowering storyline
  • Scientifically-proven rehabilitation exercises—made fun
  • Multiple ways of proceeding through and completing the game