Journal article

Design and Development of the Brain Training System for the Digital “Maintain Your Brain” Dementia Prevention Trial

Courtney Campbell Walton, A Lampit, Chris Boulamatsis, Harry Hallock, Polly Barr, Jeewani Anupama Ginige, Henry Brodaty, Tiffany Chau, Megan Heffernan, Perminder Singh Sachdev, Maria Fiatarone Singh, Michael VALENZUELA

JMIR Aging | JMIR Publications | Published : 2019

Abstract

Background: Dementia is the leading cause of disability worldwide, and interventions aimed at reducing the prevalence and burden of the disease are urgently needed. Maintain Your Brain (MYB) is a randomized controlled trial of a multimodal digital health intervention targeting modifiable dementia risk factors to combat cognitive decline and potentially prevent dementia. In addition to behavioral modules targeting mood, nutrition, and physical exercise, a new Brain Training System (BTS) will deliver computerized cognitive training (CCT) throughout the trial to provide systematic, challenging, and personally adaptive cognitive activity. Objective: This paper aimed to describe the design and d..

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