Games for Diagnosis with Dr Emilia Molimpakis (Season 2, Episode 9)
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In this episode of Safe Space, Rosie chats with Dr Emilia Molimpakis, CEO and Founder at Thymia, and Neuroscientist working within the games industry.
We discuss how games can be used as a tool to assess and monitor mental health using theory from neuroscience, and how cognitive neuroscience and linguistics can be gamified to support clinicians. Emilia takes us through Thymia, which is a platform currently in testing supporting clinicians to more accurately assess and monitor depression.
Emilia broadens the topic of Thymia by discussing it's application to numerous cognitive disorders, and the potential future that technology like this can have within the clinical world.
We also note about how having objective measures of cognitive disorders can reduce the stigma surrounding mental health, as it levels the diagnosis that is seen within physical health.