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Experimental Psychology (Russia)

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

ISSN (printed version): 2072-7593

ISSN (online): 2311-7036

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17759/exppsy

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Performance Capabilities of Cognitive Training as a Method of Correcting Age-related Decline in Cognitive Control 3979

Velichkovsky B.B., PhD in Psychology, Assistant Professor, Chair of Methodology of Psychology, Department of Psychology, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia, velich@psychomail.tu-dresden.de
Abstract
Decline in cognitive control is one of the most characteristic signs of cognitive aging. Cognitive training can be used to prevent and ameliorate cognitive control decline in old age. Recent advances in the study of elementary control functions are the basis for the development of effective cognitive training programs. In this article, examples of training elementary control functions are reviewed and conclusions are drawn about their potential as a means of ameliorating age-related cognitive decline.

Keywords: cognitive control, control functions, aging, cognitive training

Column: Cognitive Psychology

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