Benefits of training visuospatial working memory in young-old and old-old.

@article{Borella2014BenefitsOT,
  title={Benefits of training visuospatial working memory in young-old and old-old.},
  author={Erika Borella and Barbara Carretti and A Cantarella and Francesco Riboldi and Michela Zavagnin and Rossana de Beni},
  journal={Developmental psychology},
  year={2014},
  volume={50 3},
  pages={
          714-27
        }
}
The purpose of the present study was to test the efficacy of a visuospatial working memory (WM) training in terms of its transfer effects and maintenance effects, in the young-old and old-old. Forty young-old and 40 old-old adults took part in the study. Twenty participants in each age group received training with a visuospatial WM task, whereas the others served as active controls and completed alternative activities. Training benefits were examined, considering (a) the specific training… CONTINUE READING

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