Brain training in older adults: evidence of transfer to memory span performance and pseudo-Matthew effects.

@article{McDougall2012BrainTI,
  title={Brain training in older adults: evidence of transfer to memory span performance and pseudo-Matthew effects.},
  author={Sin{\'e} J. P. McDougall and Becky House},
  journal={Neuropsychology, development, and cognition. Section B, Aging, neuropsychology and cognition},
  year={2012},
  volume={19 1-2},
  pages={195-221}
}
In this study the effects of 'brain training' using the Nintendo DS Brain Training program were examined in two groups of older adults; the cognitive performance of an experimental group (n = 21) who were asked to use the Nintendo DS regularly over a 6-week period was compared with the control group (n = 20). Groups were matched on age (mean age = 74 years), education, computer experience, daily activities (time spent reading or watching television), and initial scores of Wechsler Adult… CONTINUE READING
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