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May 8, 2012 · Leave a Reply

Cognitive Game Testing for Everest Climbers

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One of the tests the Mayo research team conducted on Mount Everest was a series of cognitive tests, in particular, the use of a video game to evaluate mental clarity. Altitude can easily impact a person's thinking without them knowing it. Before he left for Nepal, Dr. Amine Issa described the cognitive game and how it would be used.

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