Training and transfer effects of executive functions in preschool children.

  title={Training and transfer effects of executive functions in preschool children.},
  author={Lisa B Thorell and Sofia Lindqvist and Sissela Bergman Nutley and Gunilla Bohlin and Torkel Klingberg},
  journal={Developmental science},
  volume={12 1},
Executive functions, including working memory and inhibition, are of central importance to much of human behavior. Interventions intended to improve executive functions might therefore serve an important purpose. Previous studies show that working memory can be improved by training, but it is unknown if this also holds for inhibition, and whether it is possible to train executive functions in preschoolers. In the present study, preschool children received computerized training of either visuo… CONTINUE READING
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