Working memory training improves reading processes in typically developing children.

@article{Loosli2012WorkingMT,
  title={Working memory training improves reading processes in typically developing children.},
  author={Sandra V. Loosli and Martin Buschkuehl and Walter J. Perrig and Susanne M. Jaeggi},
  journal={Child neuropsychology : a journal on normal and abnormal development in childhood and adolescence},
  year={2012},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={62-78}
}
The goal of this study was to investigate whether a brief cognitive training intervention results in a specific performance increase in the trained task, and whether there are transfer effects to other nontrained measures. A computerized, adaptive working memory intervention was conducted with 9- to 11-year-old typically developing children. The children considerably improved their performance in the trained working memory task. Additionally, compared to a matched control group, the… CONTINUE READING
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