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Mackey, Allyson P.; Hill, Susanna S.; Stone, Susan I.; Bunge, Silvia A. – Developmental Science, 2011
The goal of this study was to determine whether intensive training can ameliorate cognitive skills in children. Children aged 7 to 9 from low socioeconomic backgrounds participated in one of two cognitive training programs for 60 minutes/day and 2 days/week, for a total of 8 weeks. Both training programs consisted of commercially available…
Descriptors: Standardized Tests, Cognitive Processes, Training, Computer Uses in Education