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The impact of speed of processing training on cognitive and everyday functions

Ball, Karlene; Edwards, J D; Ross, Lesley


We combined data from six studies, all using the same speed of processing training program, to examine the mechanisms of training gain and the impact of training on cognitive and everyday abilities of older adults. Results indicated that training produces immediate improvements across all subtests of the Useful Field of View test, particularly for older adults with initial speed of processing deficits. Age and education had little to no impact on training gain. Participants maintained benefits...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences
DOI: 10.1093/geronb/62.special_issue_1.19


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