Training and plasticity of working memory

@article{Klingberg2010TrainingAP,
  title={Training and plasticity of working memory},
  author={Torkel Klingberg},
  journal={Trends in Cognitive Sciences},
  year={2010},
  volume={14},
  pages={317-324}
}
  • T. Klingberg
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Trends in Cognitive Sciences
Working memory (WM) capacity predicts performance in a wide range of cognitive tasks. Although WM capacity has been viewed as a constant trait, recent studies suggest that it can be improved by adaptive and extended training. This training is associated with changes in brain activity in frontal and parietal cortex and basal ganglia, as well as changes in dopamine receptor density. Transfer of the training effects to non-trained WM tasks is consistent with the notion of training-induced… Expand
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