Exploring the effectiveness of commercial and custom-built games for cognitive training

•Participants were trained with a COTS brain training game or a custom n-back task.•Changes in general intelligence were compared to two control groups after 3weeks.•No significant differences were found between groups.•Neither cognitive training system produced significant improvements.•Future work...

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Volume: 29
Main Author: Smith, Shamus P
Stibric, Marina
Smithson, David
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: OXFORD Elsevier Ltd 01.11.2013
PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD
Elsevier B.V
published in: Computers in human behavior Vol. 29; no. 6; pp. 2388 - 2393
ORCID: 0000-0001-9135-1356
Data of publication: November 2013
ISSN: 0747-5632
1873-7692
EISSN: 1873-7692
Discipline: Psychology
Computer Science
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