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Making Working Memory Work for Older Adults

This blog post is taken from the article in Psychological Science (8 October 2014 DOI: 10.1177/095679761458725) by Julia Karbach and Paul Verhaeghen titled “Making Working Memory Work: A Meta-Analysis of Executive-Control and Working Memory Training in Older Adults.” It examined the effects of process-based executive-function and working memory training in older adults (>60 years). 446 more words

Mnemonic Techniques

[ARTICLE] Gait training strategies to optimize walking ability in people with stroke: A synthesis of the evidence. - Full Text

…This paper systematically reviews common gait training strategies (neurodevelopmental techniques, muscle strengthening, treadmill training, intensive mobility exercises) to improve walking ability. The results (descriptive summaries as well as pooled effect sizes) from randomized controlled trials are presented and implications for optimal gait training strategies are discussed. 39 more words


10 years after: Ioannidis revisits his classic paper

In 2005 PLOS Medicine published John Ioannidis’ paper ‘Why most published research findings are false’ . The article was a wake up call for many, and now is probably the most influential publication in biomedicine of the last decade (>1.14 Mio views on the PLOS Med webside, thousands of citations in the scientific and lay press, featured in numerous blog posts, etc.). 110 more words

Quality - Predictiveness

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Zaenal Fanani

Prodi Akuntansi Fakultas Ekonomi dan Bisnis Universitas Airlangga

Jl. Airlangga No.4 Surabaya, 60286, Indonesia. 138 more words


First-generation versus second-generation drug-eluting stents in current clinical practice

Open Heart 2014;1: doi:10.1136/openhrt-2014-000064

First-generation versus second-generation drug-eluting stents in current clinical practice: updated evidence from a comprehensive meta-analysis of randomised clinical trials comprising 31 379 patients… 293 more words


New Publication - Psychometric properties of the 16-item Quick Inventory of Depressive Symptomatology

SDHI researcher Steve MacGillivray along with researchers from the University of Aberdeen have recently had their paper “Psychometric properties of the 16-item Quick Inventory of Depressive Symptomatology: A systematic review and meta-analysis” 14 more words


Fixed effect and random effects meta-analysis with customized forest plot

Don’t like the default plot functions embedded in “meta” or “rmeta” packages? or you think they are awkward and want to customize your ow forest plot? 551 more words