Does Computerized Working Memory Training with Game Elements Enhance Motivation and Training Efficacy in Children with ADHD?

@article{Prins2011DoesCW,
  title={Does Computerized Working Memory Training with Game Elements Enhance Motivation and Training Efficacy in Children with ADHD?},
  author={Pier J. M. Prins and Sebastiaan Dovis and Albert Ponsioen and Esther ten Brink and Saskia van der Oord},
  journal={Cyberpsychology, behavior and social networking},
  year={2011},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={
          115-22
        }
}
This study examined the benefits of adding game elements to standard computerized working memory (WM) training. Specifically, it examined whether game elements would enhance motivation and training performance of children with ADHD, and whether it would improve training efficacy. A total of 51 children with ADHD aged between 7 and 12 years were randomly assigned to WM training in a gaming format or to regular WM training that was not in a gaming format. Both groups completed three weekly… CONTINUE READING

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