The workshop will be held October 11-13, 2012. It features invited oral presentations, a poster session as well as a discussion forum.

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Guido Band (Leiden University, Leiden)

Predictors of acquisition speed for surgical skills

Yvonne Brehmer (Karolinska Institute, Stockholm)

Neural mechanisms of lifespan age differences in episodic memory formation and plasticity

Lorenza Colzato (Leiden University, Leiden)

Genetic modulation of training and transfer in young adults: COMT  Val158Met polymorphism is associated with the flexible mind

Shawn Green (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis)

Action video games and learning to learn

Bernhard Hommel (Leiden University, Leiden)

Fine-tuning cognitive-control parameters through neurofeedback and meditation

Alexander Garthe & Gerd Kempermann (Center for Regenerative Therapies, Dresden)

Adult neurogenesis as a neuronal investment loan

Julia Karbach (Saarland University, Saarbruecken), Tilo Strobach, & Torsten Schubert (Humboldt University, Berlin)

Effects of working memory training on academic abilities in middle childhood

Matthias Kliegel (University of Geneva)

Prospective memory training in healthy aging: Possibilities and limits

Torkel Klingberg (Karolinska Institute, Stockholm)

Training of working memory

Arthur Kramer (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

Take a Walk: Physical activity, cognition and the brain

Richard Ridderinkhof (University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam)

Brain training in progress

Torsten Schubert (Humboldt University, Berlin)

The impact of action video gaming and working memory training on multi-tasking skills

Florian Schmiedek (Center for Research on Education and Development, Frankfurt)

Do concepts of latent factor transfer transfer to studies of transfer?

Cora Titz (Center for Research on Education and Development, Frankfurt)

Education affects older adults' focus switching performance, but not training gains

Claudia von Bastian & Klaus Oberauer (University of Zurich, Zurich)

Can working memory be improved? Evidence from training studies based on the facet model of working memory capacity

Elisabeth Wenger, Ulman Lindenberger, & Martin Lövdén (MPI, Berlin)

Age and individual differences in adult structural brain plasticity