Journal article

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

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

JMIR Publications Inc.

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. ..

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University of Melbourne Researchers