The helmet affects each of the senses, in an attempt to replicate many of the challenges faced by dementia sufferers.
The translucent, egg-shaped device sits over the wearer’s entire head, and includes a mouthpiece, earpiece and screen that covers the eyes.
“As a research tool, Dementia Stimulator is an open-ended design that welcomes the dialogue of further probing into the ageing population that we have never experienced before,” said Peng, who completed the project during a masters in industrial design.
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