• Multidiscipilnary training approaches.
  • Cognitive training and transfer effects (children / young adults / older adults).
  • Interventions to increase self-regulation.
  • Interventions to increase creativity and wellbeing
  • Moderator of training outcomes: Training taks, personality, temperament, self-control, implicit theories.
  • Relation between personality variables and cognitive abilities.



Studer-Luethi, B., Toermaenen, M., Margelisch, K. et al. (2022). Effects of Working Memory Training on Children’s Memory and Academic Performance: the Role of Training Task Features and Trainee’s Characteristics. Journal of Cognitive Enhancement. https://doi.org/10.1007/s41465-022-00242-x

Brasser, M., Fruehholz, S., Schneeberger, A. R., Ruschetti, G. G., Schaerli, R., Haener, M., & Studer-Luethi, B. (2022).Randomized Controlled Trial Study of a Multimodal Intervention vs. Cognitive Training to Foster Cognitive and Affective Health in Older Adults. Frontiers in Psychology. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2022.866613



Studer-Luethi, B, Brasser, M, Lusti, S, Schaerli, R (2021). A cross-sectional survey of a public, evidence-based multimodal program for cognitive health in older adults. Archives of public health, 79(1), 165. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13690-021-00670-9



Studer-Luethi, B. & Meier, B. (2020). Is training with the N-back task more effective than with other tasks? N-back vs. dichotic listening vs. simple listening. Journal of cognitive enhancement, 5(4), pp. 434-448. Springer 10.1007/s41465-020-00202-3



Hogrefe, A., Studer-Luethi, B., Kodzhabashev, S., & Perrig, W. J. (2018). Mechanisms underlying n-back training: Response consistency during training influences training outcome. Journal of Cognitive Enhancement, 1(4), 353-357.



Studer-Luethi, Barbara; Bauer, Catherine; Perrig, Walter (2016). Working memory training in children: Effectiveness depends on temperament. Memory and Cognition, 44(2), pp. 171-186. Springer 10.3758/s13421-015-0548-9



Studer-Luethi, Barbara (23 October 2014). Emotional stability promotes intelligence (Unpublished). In: Brain circuits of positive emotions. Ascona, Switzerland. 19.10.-23.10.2014.

Margelisch, Katja; Törmänen, Minna; Studer-Luethi, Barbara; Eckstein, Doris; Perrig, Walter J. (10 July 2014). Impacts of a word-picture training on literacy skills in elementary school children and youths with intellectual disabilities. In: INS 2014 Mid-Year Meeting, Neuropsychology: From Lab to Rehab. International Neuropsychological Society



Studer-Luethi, Barbara; Bauer, Catherine; Perrig, Walter J. (2012). Neuroticism affects working memory and training performance in regularly developed school children. International Journal for Cross-Disciplinary Subjects in Education, 3(1), pp. 640-647. Infonomics Society

Studer-Luethi, Barbara; Jaeggi, Susanne M.; Buschkuehl, Martin; Perrig, Walter J. (2012). Influence of neuroticism and conscientiousness on working memory training outcome. Personality and individual differences, 53(1), pp. 44-49. Pergamon 10.1016/j.paid.2012.02.012

Perrig, Walter; Studer-Luethi, Barbara; Törmänen, Minna; Mendelowitsch, Sarah; von Dach, Christa; Wyss, Harro Arthur; Kodzhabashev, Stefan Tiholov; Margelisch, Katja (2012). Cognitive Interventions with Children with Special Needs - Transfer effects and multidisciplinary perspectives (Unpublished). In: 8th Annual Meeting of the Clinical Neuroscience Berne. University Hospital of Psychiatry, Bern. 04.12.2012..