Psychology’s Douglas Detterman critiques the value of brain-training games

New studies show promise for brain training in improving fluid intelligence
The Atlantic: A new study claims to have found quantifiable evidence that brain-training games can improve intellectual performance. Not all skeptics are convinced however, particularly Douglas Detterman, the Louis D. Beaumont University Professor of Psychology, who said, “It’s a really problematic paper, but I hope that they go on with this and replicate it in a much larger sample, using much better experimental procedures.”