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Some people say the gray skies and endless rain of the Seattle winter can be, well, depressing. However, there are some scientists at the University of Washington who are working on a smart device game to combat the symptoms of depression.

The Huskies in lab coats are looking at a piece of technology called Project EVO, which is a game played on a tablet that is designed to improve neurological performance.

Study participants with later-life depression who played the game five times a week for 20 minutes showed evidence of improved mood and attention.  Granted that’s not directly a treatment for the symptoms of depression, but the wet side scientists believe it eases the symptoms by improving cognitive function.  Go Undepressed Dawgs!  (Daily Mail)

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