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Potenziare la flessibilità cognitiva in età anziana: gli effetti di un training
Titolo Rivista: RICERCHE DI PSICOLOGIA  
Autori/Curatori: Sabrina Rago, Valentina Rita Andolfi, Alessandro Antonietti, Giuseppe Iannoccari, Nicoletta Porcu, Chiara Valenti 
Anno di pubblicazione:  2020 Fascicolo: Lingua: Italiano 
Numero pagine:  22 P. 691-712 Dimensione file:  267 KB
DOI:  10.3280/RIP2020-002011
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L’aumento delle prospettive di vita invita a una riflessione sul tema dell’invecchiamento evidenziando l’importanza della presa in carico dell’anziano per promuoverne il benessere. In tale contesto la flessibilità cognitiva assume un ruolo fondamentale per i numerosi benefici che produce negli an-ziani. In questa prospettiva è stato condotto uno studio per verificare l’efficacia del training "Flexi-train - Programma di potenziamento della flessibilità cognitiva nell’invecchiamento", rivolto ad anziani sani, confrontando un gruppo sperimentale sottoposto all’intervento di potenziamento con un gruppo di controllo. I risultati mostrano che nel post-test i soggetti del gruppo sperimentale hanno ottenuto punteggi maggiori di flessibilità cognitiva rispetto al gruppo di controllo. Inoltre emerge una maggiore capacità riflessiva e una consapevolezza critica più eleva-ta nel primo gruppo rispetto al secondo. Il training appare essere uno strumento adeguato per sviluppare nell’anziano strategie cognitive e riflessioni sul funzio-namento mentale utili all’adattamento nella vita quotidiana.


Keywords: Invecchiamento di successo, flessibilità cognitiva, creatività, potenziamento, benessere.

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