The UCR Brain Game Center is currently accepting applications for roles as Research Assistants, Technical Game Developers, and Post-Doctoral Candidates. The Brain Game Center’s mission is to research, test, and disseminate game software that has been created with expert knowledge to optimize human brain processes with the requirement that these brain games translate to performance in real-life activities. Our games are created by Professors Aaron Seitz, a world-leading expert in brain plasticity with over 60 publications on the topic. Collaborative efforts between Psychology and Computer Science Departments allows us to design games that are fun but also have real word benefits on one’s life.
Our games focus on developing better:
- Executive functioning – And more!
Video Games currently available on Apple App Store:
- Recall the Game
- ReCollect the Game
- Remember Bee
- Spatial Release
Game Developer Job Description:
Technical Game Developers are involved in various aspects of a game’s creation, from conceptualization through implementation. As a Game Developer, you will be responsible for implementing new features into research games produced by the Brain Game Center. Game Developers work on team projects, and are expected to be self-motivated, as well as be able to follow design specifications and implement simple features. The minimum time commitment is 4 hours/week with more opportunities available for students who can commit more than this. After a probationary quarter you may be able to register for 2-4 credits per quarter, either S/NC or for a letter grade. Commensurate with experience and tenure with the Brain Game Center, monetary compensation may be available.