Use it or lose it? Wii brain exercise practice and reading for domain knowledge.

@article{Ackerman2010UseIO,
  title={Use it or lose it? Wii brain exercise practice and reading for domain knowledge.},
  author={P. Ackerman and R. Kanfer and Charles Calderwood},
  journal={Psychology and aging},
  year={2010},
  volume={25 4},
  pages={
          753-66
        }
}
We investigated the training effects and transfer effects associated with 2 approaches to cognitive activities (so-called brain training) that might mitigate age-related cognitive decline. A sample of 78 adults between the ages of 50 and 71 completed 20 one-hr training sessions with the Nintendo Wii Big Brain Academy software over the course of 1 month and, in a second month, completed 20 one-hr reading sessions with articles on 4 different current topics (order of assignment was… Expand

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