Game-based cognitive training for the aging brain

  title={Game-based cognitive training for the aging brain},
  author={Julia Karbach},
  booktitle={Front. Psychol.},
Cognitive aging is associated with a decline in cognitive control functions (Daniels et al., 2006), including working memory, inhibition, and cognitive flexibility (Miyake et al., 2000). Given that impairments in cognitive control are associated with impaired functioning in daily life (Burgess et al., 1998), numerous cognitive training studies aimed at improving cognitive control in older individuals. They showed that cognitive plasticity is considerable up to very old age and that cognitive… CONTINUE READING
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