Posted on Thursday 19th December 2013
The Great Brain Experiment is a unique scientific experiment being run by UCL which uses games on mobile applications (phones/tablets) to test 10,000s of participant's memory, impulsivity and attention. Dr Joseph Galea, in collaboration with Dr Sven Bestmann (UCL), has included a game on the new release called "How do I deal with pressure?". This game investigates how participants' motor performance is affected by reward and punishment.
The use of mobile applications allows a much greater volume of participants to be tested at a significantly cheaper rate. This allows the results to be correlated across age, gender, level of schooling and even countries. The app is freely downloadable to all platforms and can be found on the Apple App store and Google play store.
Find out more at the Great Brain Experiment website: www.thegreatbrainexperiment.com.