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Using Therapeutic Digital Gaming and VR For Addiction

Many people learned new technologies on computers and cell phones during the pandemic. However, Zoom and other video sessions became indispensable for people in recovery, people with mental health disorders, and treatment professionals. Now, researchers want to take things a step further. They are currently working on creating therapeutic digital games and virtual reality simulations

  • optogenetics

Optogenetics Research Offers Hope for Addiction

In 2004, Stanford neuroscientist Karl Deisseroth pioneered research into a new way to treat addiction. Optogenetics, a treatment using light to stimulate neurons in the brain, has been used to study drug addiction, anxiety, Parkinson’s disease, depression, and autism. In 2013 researchers found that stimulating one region of the brain with light appeared to reduce

2018-06-15T18:27:21+00:00Tags: , , , |
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