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



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.

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

Journal rubric: Cognitive Psychology

For citation: Velichkovsky B.B. Performance Capabilities of Cognitive Training as a Method of Correcting Age-related Decline in Cognitive Control. Eksperimental'naâ psihologiâ = Experimental Psychology (Russia), 2009. Vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 78–91. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Boris B. Velichkovsky, Doctor of Psychology, Professor, Chair of Methodology of Psychology, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Professor, Chair of General Psychology, Moscow Institute of Psychoanalysis, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:



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