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A Randomized Controlled Trial of Cognitive Training Using a Visual Speed of Processing Intervention in Middle Aged and Older Adults

  • Fredric D. Wolinsky mail,

    fredric-wolinsky@uiowa.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America

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  • Mark W. Vander Weg,

    Affiliation: Center for Comprehensive Access and Delivery Research and Evaluation, Iowa City VA Health Care System, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America

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  • M. Bryant Howren,

    Affiliation: Center for Comprehensive Access and Delivery Research and Evaluation, Iowa City VA Health Care System, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America

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  • Michael P. Jones,

    Affiliation: Department of Biostatistics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America

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  • Megan M. Dotson

    Affiliation: College of Nursing, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America

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  • Published: May 01, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0061624

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