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Submission + - Researchers Create Home-based Self-Assessment Tool for Dementia Screening (

hypnosec writes: Researchers over Georgia Institute of Technology have created a tool using which adults can screen themselves for early signs of dementia. The tool is based on paper and pencil clock drawing tests which is one of the most commonly used screening tests for cognitive impairment. Dubbed ClockMe, the tool helps adults identify early signs of impairment using two main components – ClockReader Application and ClockAnalyzer Application. Using ClockReader participants draw a clock with number and correct minute and hour hands while the ClockAnalyzer Application that checks for 13 traits to identify signs of cognitive impairment.

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