Auditory-based cognitive training programme for attention and memory in older people at risk of progressive cognitive decline: a randomised controlled trial
TMC Lee1, FHW Chan2, LW Chu3, TCY Kwok4, LCW Lam5, HMK Tam1, J Woo4
1 Department of Psychology, The University of Hong Kong
2 TWGHs Fung Yiu King Hospital, Hong Kong
3 Department of Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
4 Department of Medicine & Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
5 Department of Psychiatry, Multi-Centre, Tai Po Hospital, Hong Kong
1. A computerised cognitive training programme may help slow cognitive decline in the elderly.
2. Participants who underwent a computerised cognitive training programme demonstrated significant improvement in sustained attention and working memory at both individual and group levels.
3. All participants benefited from the cognitive training programme regardless of their premorbid general cognitive status or general intelligence.