How do people differ in their cognitive abilities?
Understanding cognitive individual differences is essential for identifying good targets for interventions. Given their central role in intelligent behaviours, we focus particularly on working memory and executive functions.
How does experience contribute to the way we think?
Experiences shape our thinking. But in what ways exactly? We tackle this question from the perspective of life-long experiences (such as bilingualism and multiculturalism) and cognitive change over the lifespan.
Most recent publication:
No evidence for bilingual cognitive advantages: A test of four hypotheses.
How can we boost cognitive performance?
Through identifying the mechanisms and context factors underlying cognitive change, our goal is to design and implement short-term interventions that can improve cognitive abilities.