Do the effects of working memory training depend on baseline ability level?

@article{Foster2017DoTE,
  title={Do the effects of working memory training depend on baseline ability level?},
  author={Jeffrey L. Foster and Tyler Leland Harrison and Kenny L. Hicks and Christopher Draheim and Thomas Scott Redick and Randall W. Engle},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Learning, memory, and cognition},
  year={2017},
  volume={43 11},
  pages={
          1677-1689
        }
}
There is a debate about the ability to improve cognitive abilities such as fluid intelligence through training on tasks of working memory capacity. The question addressed in the research presented here is who benefits the most from training: people with low cognitive ability or people with high cognitive ability? Subjects with high and low working memory capacity completed a 23-session study that included 3 assessment sessions, and 20 sessions of training on 1 of 3 training regiments: complex… CONTINUE READING
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