The Logical Intelligence Enhancement Program (LIEP) for the improvement of cognitive abilities. Premilinary findings


  • Marta Pellegrini Università di Firenze
  • Valeria Di Martino Università di Catania
  • Lucia Donata Nepi University of Florence
  • Andrea Peru



cognitive enhancement, logical reasoning, cognitive abilities, cognitive training


The Logical Intelligence Enhancement Program (LIEP) is a program specifically addressed to students aging from 6 to 12. It consists of a series of exercises of different types (verbal inferences, understanding of graphs and tables, series of digits, etc.) and increasing difficulty, properly devised to activate and train the abilities of logical reasoning. Hopefully, such an enhancement should result in an improvement of academic achievements, especially in low proficiency learner students. Here we report on a study carried out on a large cohort of fifth-grade students. The results demonstrate the effectiveness of LIEP in improving students’ cognitive abilities and abstract reasoning.


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How to Cite

Pellegrini, M., Di Martino, V., Nepi, L. D., & Peru, A. (2021). The Logical Intelligence Enhancement Program (LIEP) for the improvement of cognitive abilities. Premilinary findings. Ricerche Di Pedagogia E Didattica. Journal of Theories and Research in Education, 16(1), 229–240.