Systematic review on computerized cognitive training (CCT) for older adults with mild cognitive impairment

Angus man-kit Pun, Icy Suet-Ying Wong, Kathy Ka-Hei wong, Ho Yin Lai

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Abstract

Computerized cognitive training (CCT) is continuously evolving, more training software and platforms are arised hoping to provide a more effective program to the users. Some of the CCT training programs target specific cognitive skills, such as attention, memory and executive function based on a belief that attention is the initial step in a learning process, one cannot learn or store new information if he or she is unable to attend to and therefore memorize the stimulus. Furthermore, evidence from other studies also supported that executive functioning is significantly correlated with the functional ability in patients with dementia and is required for performing daily tasks independently and safely. Although now there are a variety of training programs and associated protocols existing in the field, their effectiveness of improving the specified skills, durability of the effect and generalizability to functional tasks are controversial. the purpose of this review is to i) verify the effectiveness of the technology-based intervention on executive function in older people with MCI and the durability of effect; ii) examine the effects of multi-model technology-based interventions and its additional benefits when compared to single-model interventions; iii.) identify and discuss limitations of current research; and iv) provide recommendations for future studies
Original languageEnglish
Pages22
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 11 Dec 2020
Event5th International Conference on CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
DISORDERS AND THERAPEUTICS
- London , United Kingdom
Duration: 11 Dec 202011 Dec 2020

Conference

Conference5th International Conference on CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
DISORDERS AND THERAPEUTICS
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
Period11/12/2011/12/20

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