Research Questioning Brain-Training Games, Including N-Back

This article presents research suggesting that the original study suggesting the effectiveness of Dual N-Back in raising IQ could not be replicated (and also describes other research questioning the effectiveness of brain training).  It's worth a read:


 


http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/39768/title/Does-Brain-Training-Work-/


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  • JRoselandJRoseland
    edited May 2014

    I've done Dual N-Back training almost religiously for over a year, in 3 different languages including doing it for +100 Days in a row while enjoying South America's #1 vice city. It actually didn't raise my IQ but there were a ton of other benefits.. Here's my video review:[media]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HqmKxQ-VyeU[/media]


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