I have fallen behind on answering a few excellent recent comments ‑on cognitive training overall, Posit Science and Alzheimer’s Australia, gerontology and the brain, the value of videogames‑, so let me address them here:
1) Nicks says (Brain Fitness Programs For Seniors Housing, Healthcare and Insurance Providers: Evaluation Checklist)
“This report is interesting and it addresses many very important questions that cognitive neuropsychologists, such as myself have. I feel that many of the products on the market now make claims which are generally unsubstantiated.
I find it concerning that many of these programmes have been marketed to target older adults in particular without making any specific statement on whether the activities are beneficial and have been supported with empirical research.
i have recently conducted a cognitive intervention study which used a large array of outcome measures which focus on [Read more…] about Your comments on cognitive training, Posit Science, Alzheimer’s Australia, gerontology, games