Journey to ''Serious Games''

BreakAway has collaborated with the nonprofit group Believe in Tomorrow to create Splash, which helps pediatric cancer patients cope with painful treatments by donning headsets for a virtual scuba dive. CyberLearning Technology sells a $548 game system to treat kids with attention deficit disorder in more than 80 therapy clinics. It uses neurofeedback sensors to monitor patients’ brainwaves: As their cars zip along tracks in Gran Turismo 4, sensors detect when their minds wander — and adjust the action to help them refocus. Jennifer Alsever and Danielle SacksJourney to ”Serious Games” (Fast Company)