PsyCen Seminar - Working memory training does not enhance intelligence: Evidence from younger and older adults

Speaker: Dr Claudia von Bastian University of Sheffield. PsyCen PsyCen Cognition & Behaviour Programme.

When Wednesday 11 March at 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Where Leeds Beckett University
Portland Building 408, Portland Way, Leeds LS1 3HE

Can cognitive abilities such as reasoning be improved through working memory training?

After more than a decade of working memory training research, this question is still highly controversial. Inconsistent findings from prior studies have been discussed to be due to methodological issues such as inadequate controls and measures.

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