Université de Fribourg

Executive control training does not generalize, even when associated with plastic changes in domain-general prefrontal areas

Simonet, Marie ; Crettaz von Roten, Fabienne ; Spierer, Lucas ; Barral, Jérôme

In: NeuroImage, 2019, vol. 197, p. 457–469

How executive function training paradigms can be effectively designed to promote a transfer of the effects of interventions to untrained tasks remains unclear. Here, we tested the hypothesis that training with a complex task involving motor, perceptual and task-set control components would result in more transfer than training with a simple motor control task, because the Complex training...