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CEO Jack Chen, Dr. Skip Rizzo, and Aaron Ma appeared as guests on Dr. Ned Hallowell's Wonderful World of Different podcast to explain and discuss the Virtual Reality Attention Tracker (VRAT).
The 13th International Conference on Disability, Virtual Reality & Associated Technologies brought leading experts in innovative applications for virtual reality together in Serpa, Portugal. In addition to delivering a keynote address, Dr. Skip Rizzo, who serves as Cognitive Leap’s Chief Science Officer and Director of Medical Virtual Reality at USC’s Institute for Creative Technologies, received the award for Best Paper for his work with Cognitive Leap. The award-winning paper presented research on Cognitive Leap’s flagship Virtual Reality Attention Tracker (VRAT), which places users in a lifelike virtual classroom and measures their responses, including head movements and reaction times, to realistic distractions. Not only has this groundbreaking technology allowed researchers to gather more comprehensive data on Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), it has opened the possibility of establishing a neurotypical attention baseline for accurately measuring the severity of ADHD symptoms. VRAT is currently under review for FDA approval.
Leading ADHD expert Dr. Ned Hallowell gives virtual talk for parents and professionals
In March 2021, Cognitive Leap hosted Dr. Ned Hallowell for a talk with global audiences on children's attention issues in today's distraction-filled world. In addition to serving as Clinical Advisor on Cognitive Leap's Advisory Board, Dr. Hallowell is one of the world's leading experts on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and the author of numerous acclaimed books on the subject.
Cognitive Leap is proud to announce that we have been approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) as a Continuing Education (CE) Sponsor.
In August 2020, Cognitive Leap opened our brand new ShenZhen Operations Center in ShenZhen, China to expand our mental health services to the Asia Pacific region.
In July 2020, Cognitive Leap welcomed new Chief Medical Officer (Asia Pacific), Missy Zhongmei Jiang MD, MSc, to the team. In addition to her time working for General Electric (GE) in the Asia Pacific region, Dr. Jiang has two decades of experience with top medical institutions, including Boston Children’s Hospital and Cleveland Clinic. She also has specialized expertise in health informatics and clinical data.
Hosted by Dr. Skip Rizzo
Cognitive Leap invites guest speakers in the field of digital mental health to share their experiences in the industry, their knowledge of how it has evolved over time and their thoughts on the exciting future that lies ahead. Business leaders, physicians, scientists and patients are all part of the conversation. Episodes are available on YouTube.
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