Nemsu: Alzheimer's Prevention Device

Marcela Gonzales Arias, Midori Sanchez

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Nemsu is a device that seeks to prevent and slow down the deterioration of the hippocampus in a playful and non-invasive manner focusing its functions on dealing 4 causes related to the speed of such deterioration: low mental activity which is stimulated by the association of daily tasks to melodies and basic memory games the second is sleep apnea which is improved by the use of reminders and melodies to help reconcile sleep, the third cause is related to Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) which improves with the stimulation of the senses through contact with different sounds and textures and finally the fourth cause is related to the toxicity of the environment for which Nemsu notifies the user when toxicity levels are high.

Original languageAmerican English
Title of host publicationHRI 2018 - Companion of the 2018 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction
PublisherIEEE Computer Society
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9781450356152
StateIndexed - 1 Mar 2018
Externally publishedYes
Event13th Annual ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human Robot Interaction, HRI 2018 - Chicago, United States
Duration: 5 Mar 20188 Mar 2018

Publication series

NameACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction
ISSN (Electronic)2167-2148


Conference13th Annual ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human Robot Interaction, HRI 2018
Country/TerritoryUnited States

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Publisher Copyright:
© 2018 Authors.


  • hci-theory
  • human-centered computing
  • human-centered-computing
  • personal-digital-assistants


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