Virtual Avatar Improved Attention and Memory

Virtual Avatar Improved Attention and Memory

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Virtual Avatar Improved Attention and Memory

Using a virtual avatar to guide users during attention and memory tasks significantly improves the performance of people with Rett syndrome, according to a small study from Italy. The human-like interactive agent likely acts as a social motivator for these  patients, who often focus on the face of parents and therapists, the researchers noted. These early findings are consistent with previous data showing the presence of virtual avatars within a learning environment increases attention and learning…

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