Additional resources

About brain plasticity

Doidge, Norman The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of

the Brain Science, by Norman Doidge SharpBrains, a market research company focused

on the brain fitness and cognitive health market,

www.sharpbrains.com

About working memory

The Overflowing Brain: Information Overload and the Limits of Working Memory, by Torkel Klingberg.
Baddeley A (2003) Working memory: looking back and looking forward. Nat Rev Neurosci 4:829-839.

Conway (ed) Variation in working memory (2007) Oxford Univ. Press.

www.aboutworkingmemory.com

Working memory and ADHD

Barkley RA (1997) Behavioral inhibition, sustained attention, and executive functions: constructing a unifying theory of ADHD. Psychol Bull 121:65-94.

Barkley RA, Murphy KR (2006) Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder: a clinical workbook. New York: The Guilford Press.

Castellanos FX, Tannock R (2002) Neuroscience of attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder: the search for endophenotypes. Nat Rev Neurosci 3:617-628.

Martinussen R, Hayden J, Hogg-Johnson S, Tannock R (2005) A meta- analysis of working memory impairments in children with attention- deficit/hyperactivity disorder. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 44:377-384.

Westerberg H, Hirvikoski T, Forssberg H, Klingberg T (2004), Visuo- spatial working memory: a sensitive measurement of cognitive deficits in ADHD. Child Neuropsychology 10 (3) 155-61.

Attention Research Update, David Rabiner,

www.helpforadd.com

About working memory and aging

Wilde NJ, Strauss E, Tulsky DS (2004). J Clin Exp Neuropsychol, 26.

About working memory and education

Gathercole SE, Pickering S (2003) Working memory deficits in children with low achievements in the national curriculum at 7 years of age. British Journal of Educational Psychology 70:177-194.

Gathercole, S, Alloway, T.P. (2009) Working memory and learning – a practical guide for teachers.