Cognitive performance: Effect of training
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
PLoS Med. 2014 Nov;11(11):e1001756 Systematic Review
IN cognitive impairment, age related, older people without cognitive impairment The Use of
computerized cognitive training, group based training
As Prevention, Primary
Is better Than
no cognitive training, or computerized unsupervised at-home training
To to modestly improve cognitive peformance (effect size 0.20 to 0.30), specially in working memory, processing speed and visuospacial skills. No significant effects in executive functions and attention
Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2011;1:CD006220 Systematic Review, Cochrane Review
IN cognitive impairment, age related, mild cognitive impairment The Use of
cognitive training
As Prevention, Primary
Is better Than
no intervention at all
To improve immediate and delayed verbal recall, but the improvements of specific training improvements observed did not exceed the improvement in active control conditions.
Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2015;4:CD005381 Systematic Review, Cochrane Review
IN cognitive impairment, age related, older people without cognitive impairment The Use of
physical exercise, exercicse training
As Treatment, Acute
Is equal Than
no exercise training
To improve cognitive function
Ann Intern Med. 2010 Aug 3;153(3):182-93 Systematic Review
IN dementia, age related cognitive impairment The Use of
cognitive training, physical exercise
As Etiologic risk factor
Is better Than
no training, no exercise
To help to maintain cognitive function over age