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dc.contributor.authorBinder, Julia Cen_UK
dc.contributor.authorMartin, Mikeen_UK
dc.contributor.authorZöllig, Jacquelineen_UK
dc.contributor.authorRöcke, Christinaen_UK
dc.contributor.authorMérillat, Susanen_UK
dc.contributor.authorEschen, Anneen_UK
dc.contributor.authorJäncke, Lutzen_UK
dc.contributor.authorShing, Yee Leeen_UK
dc.date.accessioned2016-08-20T01:38:09Z-
dc.date.available2016-08-20T01:38:09Z-
dc.date.issued2016-06en_UK
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/23052-
dc.description.abstractMulti-domain cognitive training potentially increases the likelihood for an overlap in processing component with transfer tasks and everyday life, and hence is a promising training approach for older adults. To empirically test this, 84 healthy older adults aged 65 to 75 years were randomly assigned to one of three single-domain training conditions (inhibition, visuomotor function, spatial navigation) or to the simultaneous training of all three cognitive functions (multi-domain training condition). All participants trained on an iPad at home for 50 training sessions. Before and after the training, and at a six-month follow-up measurement, cognitive functioning and training transfer were assessed with a neuropsychological test battery including tests targeting the trained functions (near transfer) and transfer to executive functions (far transfer: attentional control, working memory, speed). Participants in all four training groups showed a linear increase in training performance over the 50 training sessions. Using a latent difference score model, the multi-domain training group, compared to the single-domain training groups, showed more improvement on the far transfer, executive attentional control composite. Individuals with initially lower baseline performance showed higher training-related improvements, indicating that training compensated for lower initial cognitive performance. At the six-month follow-up, performance on the cognitive test battery remained stable. This is one of the first studies that systematically investigated multi-domain training including comparable single-domain training conditions. Our findings suggest that multi-domain training enhances executive attentional control involved in handling several different tasks at the same time, an aspect in everyday life that is particularly challenging for older people.en_UK
dc.language.isoenen_UK
dc.publisherAmerican Psychological Associationen_UK
dc.relationBinder JC, Martin M, Zöllig J, Röcke C, Mérillat S, Eschen A, Jäncke L & Shing YL (2016) Multi-domain training enhances attentional control. Psychology and Aging, 31 (4), pp. 390-408. https://doi.org/10.1037/pag0000081en_UK
dc.rightsPublisher policy allows this work to be made available in this repository. Published in Psychology and Aging, Vol 31(4), Jun 2016, 390-408 by American Psychological Association. The original publication is available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/pag0000081en_UK
dc.subjectcognitive trainingen_UK
dc.subjectmulti-domain trainingen_UK
dc.subjecthealthy old ageen_UK
dc.subjectiPaden_UK
dc.subjecttransferen_UK
dc.titleMulti-domain training enhances attentional controlen_UK
dc.typeJournal Articleen_UK
dc.identifier.doi10.1037/pag0000081en_UK
dc.identifier.pmid27294719en_UK
dc.citation.jtitlePsychology and Agingen_UK
dc.citation.issn1939-1498en_UK
dc.citation.issn0882-7974en_UK
dc.citation.volume31en_UK
dc.citation.issue4en_UK
dc.citation.spage390en_UK
dc.citation.epage408en_UK
dc.citation.publicationstatusPublisheden_UK
dc.citation.peerreviewedRefereeden_UK
dc.type.statusAM - Accepted Manuscripten_UK
dc.author.emailyee.shing@stir.ac.uken_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Zurichen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Zurichen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Zurichen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Zurichen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Zurichen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Zurichen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Zurichen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationPsychologyen_UK
dc.identifier.isiWOS:000378232300009en_UK
dc.identifier.scopusid2-s2.0-84973522039en_UK
dc.identifier.wtid574830en_UK
dc.contributor.orcid0000-0001-8922-7292en_UK
dc.date.accepted2016-01-27en_UK
dc.date.filedepositdate2016-04-12en_UK
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