“Panjam — Reimagining Music Learning for Seniors to Support Healthy Aging”

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    Panjam — Reimagining Music Learning for Seniors to Support Healthy Aging

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    Immersive Medicine


    In this paper, we present Panjam – a prototype VR application that reimagines music learning for seniors to support healthy aging and wellbeing. Panjam uses the intuitive interface of the steelpan paired with immersion, presence, multi-sensory feedback, and gamification of the VR system to induce active engagement, self-driven practice and learning.


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