Can Training Your Working Memory Make You Smarter? We reviewed the evidence – The Conversation

Extract from an article by Giovanni Sala, PhD Candidate, Cognitive Psychology & Fernand Gobet, Professor of Decision Making and Expertise, University of Liverpool. We would all like to boost our cognitive ability beyond the limits set by Mother Nature. So it’s no wonder that brain-training programmes – which typically focus on training our working memory – are a … [Read More] Can Training Your Working Memory Make You Smarter? We reviewed the evidence – The Conversation

Some Brain Training Programs are Backed by Evidence. Here’s how to pick them – The Conversation

Extract from an article by Dr Tejal Shah: works as a post doctoral research fellow for the Australian Alzheimer’s Research Foundation, Hollywood Private Hospital, Perth, Western Australia. Brain training has been touted as a way to prevent age-related cognitive decline. Many products are available for purchase. But are any actually effective? We reviewed the merits of … [Read More] Some Brain Training Programs are Backed by Evidence. Here’s how to pick them – The Conversation

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