Virtual Reality in Cognitive Rehabilitation

International Journal of Computer & Organization Trends  (IJCOT)          
© 2016 by IJCOT Journal
Volume - 6 Issue - 4
Year of Publication : 2016
Authors : Neha Mudgal
DOI : 10.14445/22492593/IJCOT-V34P318


Neha Mudgal " Virtual Reality in Cognitive Rehabilitation ", International Journal of Computer & organization Trends (IJCOT), V6(4):32-38 Jul - Aug 2016, ISSN:2249-2593, Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.

AbstractThe studies of topographic disorientation from brain injury focus on describing impairments, specifying neuroanatomical correlates of topographic disorientation, and categorizing types of topographic disorientation. Models of environmental cognition have been applied in some studies of topographic disorientation. The study is done here to develop a system that analyses the spatial behaviour of the individual and train the ones with poor spatial visualization and navigation skills in an optimal way so that they can maintain orientation during navigation. Virtual Reality provides the best tool for the rehabilitation and assessment of topographical disorientation. Therefore, using virtual reality technique, a virtual environment has been created as the part of study and the subjects have been exposed to it in order to treat the spatial impairment. For creating the virtual environment, Unity Game engine is used.


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Virtual Reality, Topographic disorientation, cognition, virtual environment.