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Prof. Wael Badawy
Department of Computing and Information Systems Umm Al Qura University, Canada
I'm happy to take on the position of editor in chief of IJCTE. We encourage authors to submit papers concerning any branch of computer theory and engineering.
IJCTE 2017 Vol.9(3): 179-184 ISSN: 1793-8201
DOI: 10.7763/IJCTE.2017.V9.1134

Game Based Learning on Android Platform: Cognitive Remediation Therapy Games

Mohd Pouzi bin Hamzah and Muhammad Faris Izzat bin Ahmad Khairil
Abstract—Abstract—Many mental illnesses cause cognitive problems. For example, schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders cause a decline in attention, memory and problem solving skills. Cognitive remediation is intended to help people who have experienced a decline in their cognitive skills, or who were not able to fully develop their skills because of illness. Cognitive Remediation helps improve the underlying neuropsychological functions that help patients think: attention, memory, planning, organization and abstract thinking. Cognitive remediation often uses the computer to provide exercises to improve neuropsychological skills. The study have been made by the experts in this field. Based on their study, game based learning could improve the patient’s cognitive skills. Cognitive Remediation Therapy Games is one of the alternative to treat the patient especially children who have cognitive problem by using gadgets because it can be used anywhere and everywhere. Play is children’s nature. There are many game options that patients could play in Cognitive Remediation Therapy Games to improve their cognitive skills. This application has been developed based on the requirements that have been elicited from the Occupational Therapist.

Index Terms—Index Terms—Cognitive, neuropsychological skill, memory, games based learning.

Mohd Pouzi Hamzah is with School of Informatics and Applied Mathematics, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia (e-mail: mph@umt.edu.my). Muhammad FarisIzzat bin Ahmad Khairil is with Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia (e-mail: UK27731@student.umt.edu.my).


Cite:Mohd Pouzi bin Hamzah and Muhammad Faris Izzat bin Ahmad Khairil, "Game Based Learning on Android Platform: Cognitive Remediation Therapy Games," International Journal of Computer Theory and Engineering vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 179-184, 2017.

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