UCLA researchers found that older adults who regularly used a brain fitness program played on a computer demonstrated significantly improved memory and language skills. The study’s findings add to the field exploring whether such brain fitness tools may help improve language and memory and may ultimately help protect individuals from the cognitive decline associated with […]
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So far it has seemed an irreparable limitation of human perception that we strain to perceive things in the very rapid succession of, say, less than half a second. Psychologists call this deficit an “attentional blink.” We’ll notice that first car spinning out in our path, but maybe not register the one immediately beyond it. […]
Working memory training is unlikely to be an effective treatment for children suffering from disorders such as attention-deficit/hyperactivity or dyslexia, according to a research analysis published by the American Psychological Association. Check the end of this report for link to download a free copy of the full-text journal article.
A musical computer game to help children with autism learn and relax has been unveiled to the public at the Abertay Digital Graduate Show. John Steven, a Creative Sound Production student at the University of Abertay Dundee, built a game designed to help autistic children learn about color and shape recognition, while also helping to […]
An intensive, five-week working memory training program shows promise in relieving some of the symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, a new study suggests. Researchers found significant changes for students who completed the program in areas such as attention, planning and organization, initiating tasks, and working memory. Their findings are published in […]