Chandramallika Basak

Summary

Affiliation: University of Illinois
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Can training in a real-time strategy video game attenuate cognitive decline in older adults?
    Chandramallika Basak
    Beckman Institute, Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Psychol Aging 23:765-77. 2008
  2. doi Videogame training strategy-induced change in brain function during a complex visuomotor task
    Hyunkyu Lee
    Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 405 N Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Behav Brain Res 232:348-57. 2012
  3. doi Effects of training strategies implemented in a complex videogame on functional connectivity of attentional networks
    Michelle W Voss
    University of Illinois, Department of Psychology, Champaign, IL 61801, USA
    Neuroimage 59:138-48. 2012
  4. doi Regional differences in brain volume predict the acquisition of skill in a complex real-time strategy videogame
    Chandramallika Basak
    Department of Psychology, Rice University, Houston, TX, USA
    Brain Cogn 76:407-14. 2011
  5. doi Different slopes for different folks: alpha and delta EEG power predict subsequent video game learning rate and improvements in cognitive control tasks
    Kyle E Mathewson
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL 61801, USA
    Psychophysiology 49:1558-70. 2012
  6. doi Aging and working memory inside and outside the focus of attention: dissociations of availability and accessibility
    Leslie Vaughan
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3270, USA
    Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 15:703-24. 2008
  7. pmc Selling points: What cognitive abilities are tapped by casual video games?
    Pauline L Baniqued
    Beckman Institute and Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, IL, USA
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 142:74-86. 2013
  8. pmc Examining neural correlates of skill acquisition in a complex videogame training program
    Ruchika S Prakash
    Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    Front Hum Neurosci 6:115. 2012
  9. pmc Aging and switching the focus of attention in working memory: age differences in item availability but not in item accessibility
    Chandramallika Basak
    Department of Psychology, Rice University, 472 Sewall Hall, MS 25, Houston, TX 77251, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 66:519-26. 2011
  10. pmc Caudate Nucleus Volume Mediates the Link between Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Cognitive Flexibility in Older Adults
    Timothy D Verstynen
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Aging Res 2012:939285. 2012

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Publications13

  1. doi Can training in a real-time strategy video game attenuate cognitive decline in older adults?
    Chandramallika Basak
    Beckman Institute, Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Psychol Aging 23:765-77. 2008
    ..Individual differences in changes in game performance were correlated with improvements in task switching. The study has implications for the enhancement of executive control processes of older adults...
  2. doi Videogame training strategy-induced change in brain function during a complex visuomotor task
    Hyunkyu Lee
    Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 405 N Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Behav Brain Res 232:348-57. 2012
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  3. doi Effects of training strategies implemented in a complex videogame on functional connectivity of attentional networks
    Michelle W Voss
    University of Illinois, Department of Psychology, Champaign, IL 61801, USA
    Neuroimage 59:138-48. 2012
    ..Our approach and findings also provide a foundation for exploring the brain plasticity involved in transfer of trained abilities to novel real-world tasks such as driving, sport, or neurorehabilitation...
  4. doi Regional differences in brain volume predict the acquisition of skill in a complex real-time strategy videogame
    Chandramallika Basak
    Department of Psychology, Rice University, Houston, TX, USA
    Brain Cogn 76:407-14. 2011
    ..Thus, regional differences in brain volume can predict learning in complex tasks that entail the use of a variety of perceptual, cognitive and motor processes...
  5. doi Different slopes for different folks: alpha and delta EEG power predict subsequent video game learning rate and improvements in cognitive control tasks
    Kyle E Mathewson
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL 61801, USA
    Psychophysiology 49:1558-70. 2012
    ..Thus, control processes, as indexed by alpha and delta EEG oscillations, can predict learning and skill improvements. The results are of potential use to optimize training regimes...
  6. doi Aging and working memory inside and outside the focus of attention: dissociations of availability and accessibility
    Leslie Vaughan
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3270, USA
    Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 15:703-24. 2008
    ..Thus, age-related deficits appear to involve the availability of representations in working memory, but not their accessibility...
  7. pmc Selling points: What cognitive abilities are tapped by casual video games?
    Pauline L Baniqued
    Beckman Institute and Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, IL, USA
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 142:74-86. 2013
    ..Moreover, the results can inform design of a more theoretically-driven and methodologically-sound cognitive training program...
  8. pmc Examining neural correlates of skill acquisition in a complex videogame training program
    Ruchika S Prakash
    Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    Front Hum Neurosci 6:115. 2012
    ..Findings suggest that training, specifically one that emphasizes cognitive flexibility can reduce the attentional demands of a complex cognitive task, along with reduced reliance on the motor network...
  9. pmc Aging and switching the focus of attention in working memory: age differences in item availability but not in item accessibility
    Chandramallika Basak
    Department of Psychology, Rice University, 472 Sewall Hall, MS 25, Houston, TX 77251, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 66:519-26. 2011
    ..To investigate age differences in working memory processing, specifically the accuracy of retrieval of items stored outside the immediate focus of attention...
  10. pmc Caudate Nucleus Volume Mediates the Link between Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Cognitive Flexibility in Older Adults
    Timothy D Verstynen
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Aging Res 2012:939285. 2012
    ..These findings indicate that higher cardiorespiratory fitness predicts better cognitive flexibility in older adults through greater grey matter volume in the dorsal striatum...
  11. pmc Exercise training increases size of hippocampus and improves memory
    Kirk I Erickson
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:3017-22. 2011
    ..These theoretically important findings indicate that aerobic exercise training is effective at reversing hippocampal volume loss in late adulthood, which is accompanied by improved memory function...
  12. pmc Striatal volume predicts level of video game skill acquisition
    Kirk I Erickson
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Cereb Cortex 20:2522-30. 2010
    ..These findings suggest a neuroanatomical basis for the superiority of training strategies that promote cognitive flexibility and transfer to untrained tasks...
  13. ncbi Aging, task complexity, and efficiency modes: the influence of working memory involvement on age differences in response times for verbal and visuospatial tasks
    Paul Verhaeghen
    Department of Psychology, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York 13244 2340, USA
    Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 13:254-80. 2006
    ..The results go against any common factor theory of aging. Instead, they suggest that a shift from a higher to a lower mode of efficiency is triggered by a greater degree of working memory involvement...