Roberto examines major components of human brain functioning. Sessions consist of a set of 7 modules based directly upon more than a 50-year history of human performance testing in psychology, neurology, bioengineering, kinesiology and related fields.
This unique approach to neurocognitive and neuromotor measurement and monitoring of brain performance capacities also uses the science of General Systems Performance Theory (GSPT) developed by Dr. George Kondraske, Director of the Human Performance Institute at the University of Texas at Arlington and one of the lead scientists working with RC21X to develop this tool.
In the systems approach fostered by GSPT, a human being can be viewed as a set of sub-systems, each of which possesses a certain amount of different types of performance resources. Roberto is designed to maximally stress selected sub-systems and determine “how much” of a given performance resource is available. The array of human performance resources targeted by Roberto is based on brain structure and function, and includes many of those that are drawn upon and that support performance in the more complex activities of everyday life.
By incorporating General Systems Performance Theory (GSPT), Roberto can provide new insights to brain performance—especially by combining multiple performance measures. GSPT is particularly sensitive to detecting changes in human performance over time.
Roberto's technology provides a robust brain performance capacity measurement from a cognitive and neuromotor standpoint. The scientific development team behind Roberto will be continually evaluating data as it is obtained to further define and improve the scientific integrity of this system.
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