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No evidence of intelligence improvement after working memory training: a randomized, placebo-controlled study.
Numerous recent studies seem to provide evidence for the general intellectual benefits of working memory training. In reviews of the training literature, Shipstead, Redick, and Engle (2010, 2012)Expand
Do “Brain-Training” Programs Work?
In 2014, two groups of scientists published open letters on the efficacy of brain-training interventions, or “brain games,” for improving cognition. The first letter, a consensus statement from anExpand
Executive functions and ADHD in adults: evidence for selective effects on ADHD symptom domains.
Dual-process models of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) suggest that both executive functioning and regulatory functions (e.g., processing speed) are involved and that executiveExpand
The Relationship between the Broader Autism Phenotype, Child Severity, and Stress and Depression in Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Abstract This study examined the relationship between child symptom severity, parent broader autism phenotype (BAP), and stress and depression in parents of children with ASD. One hundred andExpand
Effects of Domain Knowledge, Working Memory Capacity, and Age on Cognitive Performance: An Investigation of the Knowledge-Is-Power Hypothesis
Domain knowledge facilitates performance in many cognitive tasks. However, very little is known about the interplay between domain knowledge and factors that are believed to reflect general, andExpand
Working Memory Training May Increase Working Memory Capacity but Not Fluid Intelligence
Working memory is a critical element of complex cognition, particularly under conditions of distraction and interference. Measures of working memory capacity correlate positively with many measuresExpand
Deliberate Practice and Performance in Music, Games, Sports, Education, and Professions: A Meta-Analysis
More than 20 years ago, researchers proposed that individual differences in performance in such domains as music, sports, and games largely reflect individual differences in amount of deliberateExpand
The development of a short domain-general measure of working memory capacity
We developed a shortened computerized domain-general measure of working memory capacity by representatively sampling items from three existing complex working memory span models. Expand
Separate but correlated: The latent structure of space and mathematics across development.
The relations among various spatial and mathematics skills were assessed in a cross-sectional study of 854 children from kindergarten, third, and sixth grades (i.e., 5 to 13 years of age). ChildrenExpand
Momentary interruptions can derail the train of thought.
We investigated the effect of short interruptions on performance of a task that required participants to maintain their place in a sequence of steps each with their own performance requirements.Expand