An Evaluation of a Working Memory Training Scheme in Older Adults

@inproceedings{McAvinue2013AnEO,
  title={An Evaluation of a Working Memory Training Scheme in Older Adults},
  author={Laura P. McAvinue and Mara Golemme and Marco Castorina and Elisa Tatti and Francesca M. Pigni and Simona Salomone and Sabina Brennan and I. H. Robertson},
  booktitle={Front. Aging Neurosci.},
  year={2013}
}
Working memory is a cognitive process that is particularly vulnerable to decline with age. The current study sought to evaluate the efficacy of a working memory training scheme in improving memory in a group of older adults. A 5-week online training scheme was designed to provide training in the main components of Baddeley's (2000) working memory model, namely auditory and visuospatial short-term and working memory. A group of older adults aged between 64 and 79 were randomly assigned to a… CONTINUE READING
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