Technology Inceptions: How to Reduce Heat Generated in Artificial Retina?  |  Science Innovations: How Uncertainty in Findings Impact Credibility of Climate Scientists  |  Teacher Insights: How Children Learn and Decide What to Teach  |  Health Monitor: New Solution to Reduce Tissue Damage in Heart Attack Developed  |  Education Information: AIIMS Bhubaneswar Got Second in Kayakalp Award for Second Year in a Row  |  Education Information: India gets maximum foreign students from Nepal, Karnataka for higher edu: HRD  |  Science Innovations: Caltech Scientists Discover Worms with Three Sexes  |  Education Information: Degree College Teachers Training Programme from 22nd Nov to 12th Dec 2019  |  Career News: ANNOUNCEMENT FOR THE POST OF JOINT DIRECTOR, (NCERT)  |  National Edu News: UGC guidelines on plastic use  |  International Edu News: Asian students converge on 5 countries  |  Health Monitor: Playing With Fire  |  Finance: Trading in an Uncertain World   |  Technology Inceptions: Scientists are Wearing VR Goggles to Analyse Data  |  International Edu News: Macquarie University's Biofoundry to Set Up Synthetic Biology Center  |  
August 01, 2017 Tuesday 12:22:49 PM IST

Brain Training Does not Aid Decision-Making

Teacher Insights

Commercial brain training programs offer people the hope of improving their cognitive abilities through the routine performance of various “brain games” that tap cognitive functions such as memory, attention and cognitive flexibility. However, according to a study published in the Journal of Neuroscience, such trainings have no effect on the decision making process beyond practice effects on the training tasks.

 The study concluded that commercial cognitive training alone would not have an influence on one’s decision making process or cognitive abilities. However, more detailed investigation is warranted for neat conclusions, suggests the research.

Comments