Wednesday, August 11, 2021

BC to AD 2
Seaport Ballroom H, Level 2
Emerging Technology

When Doctors Play Video Games - Society Wins

Discover how video game technology and design is being used to train medical professionals at scale: from performing simulated surgery over Zoom to solving racial disparities in healthcare.

In this talk, Sam Glassenberg will explore how the cognitive neuroscience of game design is being used to help prepare frontline medical professionals to diagnose and treat diseases here on earth, while organizations like NASA use it to train astronauts for medical emergencies on future deep space missions.