Parietal plasticity after training with a complex video game is associated with individual differences in improvements in an untrained working memory task

@article{Nikolaidis2014ParietalPA,
  title={Parietal plasticity after training with a complex video game is associated with individual differences in improvements in an untrained working memory task},
  author={A. Nikolaidis and M. Voss and Hyunkyu Lee and Loan K. T. Vo and A. Kramer},
  journal={Frontiers in Human Neuroscience},
  year={2014},
  volume={8}
}
Researchers have devoted considerable attention and resources to cognitive training, yet there have been few examinations of the relationship between individual differences in patterns of brain activity during the training task and training benefits on untrained tasks (i.e., transfer). While a predominant hypothesis suggests that training will transfer if there is training-induced plasticity in brain regions important for the untrained task, this theory lacks sufficient empirical support. To… Expand
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