The BrainTrain project is one of the Research Centres of Excellence (2015-2018) at the Abo Akademi University, Turku, Finland. The project studies working memory training, its cognitive and neural mechanisms, and the mental architecture of executive functions. A related research topic is executive functioning in bilingualism. The research group is funded by Abo Akademi University Endowment, and Academy of Finland. For a subproject on children, we also obtained financial support from the C.G. Sundell Foundation.


Otto Waris from the BrainTrain group will defend his PhD thesis on June 4, 2018

Doctoral disputation in psychology at Åbo Akademi on working memory and its training

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Photos from the Fourth Learning and Plasticity Meeting at Äkäslompolo, Finland

Here is a link to some photos from this year’s successful LaP meeting that had ageing as its special theme:...

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Cognitive Training Seminar 22.3. 2018

The BrainTrain research group and the Turku Brain and Mind Center will organize a seminar on cognitive training on March...

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