Cognitive Ability: Does Working Memory Training Enhance Intelligence?

Andrew R.A. Conway, Sarah J J. Getz

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Recent experiments in both humans and mice suggest that working memory training improves general cognitive ability. While the prospect of enhancing human and animal intelligence is enticing, several questions remain.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R362-R364
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number8
StatePublished - Apr 27 2010
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)


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