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FAST: a novel, executive function-based approach to cognitive enhancement

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The present study introduces a novel cognitive intervention aimed at improving fluid intelligence (Gf), based on a framework we refer to as FAST: Flexible, Adaptive, Synergistic Training. FAST leverages a combination of novel game-based executive function training -- designed specifically to enhance the likelihood of transfer -- and transcranial electrical stimulation, with aims to synergistically activate and strengthen mechanisms of cognitive control critical to Gf. To test our intervention...

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Peer reviewed
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10.3389/fnhum.2019.00235

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Almquist, JN-F More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Plessow, F More by this author
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Frontiers In Publisher's website
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Frontiers in Human Neuroscience Journal website
Volume:
13
Issue:
August 2019
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Article: 235
Publication date:
2019-08-02
Acceptance date:
2019-06-25
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ISSN:
1662-5161
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pubs:1035159
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uri:102edc35-adb9-447d-83d6-38d91cc8e085
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