Combining training leads to better results: Implications for clinical delivery of computerized cognitive and social cognitive training

Social cognition and neurocognition are both important predictors of everyday functioning, in healthy people and in people with severe mental illness. As a result, training efforts aimed at both of these domains have been developed, with the results of meta-analyses (Wykes et al., 2011) suggesting that these interventions are successful for improving performance on the targeted cognitive and social cognitive domains. Further, there is considerable evidence that the combination of functional skills training and neurocognitive training (NCT) leads to functional gains as well (Bowie et al., 2012).
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