Sudoku and Changes in Working Memory Performance for Older Adults and Younger Adults

  title={Sudoku and Changes in Working Memory Performance for Older Adults and Younger Adults},
  author={Jeremy W. Grabbe},
  journal={Activities, Adaptation \& Aging},
  pages={14 - 21}
ABSTRACT In the study of activities and their influence in healthy aging, the role of mental exercise has long looked at broad battery approaches to study cognitive performance. This study continued the examination of domain-specific mental exercise. Younger and older adults’ working memory performance was assessed at the beginning and end of a four-month period. During that period both groups regularly played Sudoku puzzles provided by the experimenter. There were improvements in working… Expand


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