Examining neural correlates of skill acquisition in a complex videogame training program

@inproceedings{Prakash2012ExaminingNC,
  title={Examining neural correlates of skill acquisition in a complex videogame training program},
  author={Ruchika Shaurya Prakash and Angeline A. De Leon and Lyla Mourany and Hyunkyu Lee and Michelle W. Voss and Walter R. Boot and Chandramallika Basak and Monica Fabiani and Gabriele Gratton and Arthur F. Kramer},
  booktitle={Front. Hum. Neurosci.},
  year={2012}
}
Acquisition of complex skills is a universal feature of human behavior that has been conceptualized as a process that starts with intense resource dependency, requires effortful cognitive control, and ends in relative automaticity on the multi-faceted task. The present study examined the effects of different theoretically based training strategies on cortical recruitment during acquisition of complex video game skills. Seventy-five participants were recruited and assigned to one of three… CONTINUE READING