Improving fluid intelligence with training on working memory: a meta-analysis

@article{Au2015ImprovingFI,
  title={Improving fluid intelligence with training on working memory: a meta-analysis},
  author={Jacky Au and Ellen Sheehan and Nancy Tsai and Greg J Duncan and Martin Buschkuehl and Susanne M. Jaeggi},
  journal={Psychonomic Bulletin \& Review},
  year={2015},
  volume={22},
  pages={366-377}
}
Working memory (WM), the ability to store and manipulate information for short periods of time, is an important predictor of scholastic aptitude and a critical bottleneck underlying higher-order cognitive processes, including controlled attention and reasoning. Recent interventions targeting WM have suggested plasticity of the WM system by demonstrating improvements in both trained and untrained WM tasks. However, evidence on transfer of improved WM into more general cognitive domains such as… Expand
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