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Monday, July 31 • 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Panel - Brain Training Games: Fact, Fiction, or Somewhere in Between?

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The debate rages over the effectiveness of brain training games. Are they the secret sauce for a strong mind or just marketing hype? The real answer is somewhere in between. Dive into the reality of brain training games and come prepared with your own questions at this panel discussion.

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Amy Sterling

Executive Director, Eyewire
Amy Robinson Sterling is an expert in crowd sourcing. She is the Executive Director of EyeWire, a game to map the brain played by a quarter million people worldwide. Sterling is an international speaker and has advised The White House OSTP and US Congress. She is a leading catalyst... Read More →

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Aaron Seitz

UCR Brain Game Center for Mental Fitness and Well-being
Aaron Seitz is an internationally recognized expert on the mechanisms of learning and applies knowledge of brain plasticity to create brain-training video games that are effective in improving performance in real-world tasks. A notable example is his vision training game ULTIMEYES... Read More →
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Lance Vikaros

Director of Game Systems Design, Lumosity
Lance Vikaros, Ed.D., has been designing, developing and teaching others how to build educational software since 1992, for groups like Scholastic, Lexia Learning, Intel, the MIT Media Lab and now Lumosity. Recently he completed an educational doctorate degree specialized in educational... Read More →

Monday July 31, 2017 2:15pm - 3:00pm EDT
Room 105