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Front. Psychol., 20 March 2014
Sec. Cognition

Corrigendum: Cognitive training with casual video games: points to consider

  • 1Department of Psychology, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA
  • 2Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
  • 3Brain Plasticity Institute, San Francisco, CA, USA
  • 4Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
  • 5Digital Artefacts, LLC, Iowa City, IA, USA

A Corrigendum on
Cognitive training with casual video games: points to consider

by Baniqued PL, Kranz MB, Voss MW, Lee H, Cosman JD, Severson J, et al. (2014) Front. Psychol. 4:1010. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.01010

The original publication contained an error that does not impact the significant findings and does not invalidate any conclusions derived from the study. In the WM-REAS 2 group, we inadvertently included data from one subject whose performance in the Attention Network Test (ANT) during post-testing met the exclusionary criteria. This resulted in an exaggerated negative transfer effect for the WM-REAS 2 group. After excluding this subject, the WM-REAS ANT-selective attention (also ANT-visual attention in the original manuscript) data is comparable with the other training groups (Figure 1). The results are consistent after reanalysis, with no significant transfer effect in ANT-selective attention [F(3, 154) = 0.004, p = 1.000, η2p < 0.001]. The reported association between sleep and ANT-selective attention in the original publication is no longer significant (r = 0.177, p = 0.310). The authors deeply regret this error.


Figure 1. Transfer effects for divided attention.

Keywords: attention, working memory, reasoning, fluid intelligence, video games, cognitive training, casual games, transfer of training

Citation: Baniqued PL, Kranz MB, Voss MW, Lee H, Cosman JD, Severson J and Kramer AF (2014) Corrigendum: Cognitive training with casual video games: points to consider. Front. Psychol. 5:234. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00234

Received: 18 February 2014; Accepted: 02 March 2014;
Published online: 20 March 2014.

Edited and reviewed by: J. Toby Mordkoff, University of Iowa, USA

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