New Video Game Sharpens Skills of Elderly Drivers
Researchers at the Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer at Tohoku University want elderly drivers to devote time each day to a new video game so that they can be safer and sharper behind the wheel of a car. The Cognitive Training for Car Driving video game challenges players to complete two tasks at the same time.
Results for the study showed that CTCD positively impacted the skills of participants who played approximately 20 minutes, five days a week. As a result of this regular practice, the game-playing elderly drivers presented better cognitive functions and car driving skills.