Virtual reality-based cognitive training in older adults at risk of dementia

Research Opportunity
Masters by Research, Honours
Number of Honour Places Available
1
Number of Master Places Available
1
Department
Psychiatry
Location
Royal Melbourne Hospital
Primary Supervisor Email Number Webpage
Dr Alex Bahar-Fuchs alex.bahar@unimelb.edu.au 0383443357 Personal web page
Co-supervisor Email Number Webpage
Dr Jenny Waycott jwaycott@unimelb.edu.au Personal web page

Summary This project is a part of a research program seeking to develop and evaluate a virtual reality (VR)-based cognitive training intervention targeting cognition and everyday activities in older adults with mild cognitive impairment.

Project Details

This project is a part of a research program seeking to develop and evaluate a virtual reality (VR)-based cognitive training intervention targeting cognition and everyday activities in older adults with mild cognitive impairment. The student will work with a PhD candidate and the supervisors in developing this area of research and will be given an opportunity to make an independent contribution. Interest and experience in the use of emerging technologies, including VR would be an advantage.



Faculty Research Themes

Neuroscience

School Research Themes

Neuroscience & Psychiatry, Ageing



Research Opportunities

Masters by Research, Honours
Students who are interested in joining this project will need to consider their elegibility as well as other requirements before contacting the supervisor of this research

Graduate Research application

Honours application

Key Contact

For further information about this research, please contact a supervisor.

Department

Psychiatry

Research Group / Unit / Centre

Research Node

Royal Melbourne Hospital

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