Archive for April, 2008

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Training the brain for As

 

Posted: April 26, 2008 - An article on Cogmed training at Dr. Steve Barker’s practice in Hamilton, Canada, and on the emergence of cognitive training sofware as a new industry. The story features the case of 10-year-old Samantha and the remarkable improvements in her school life after completing Cogmed training.

Adults of all ages see gains after training working memory

 

Helena Westerberg, PhD, demonstrates for the first time that working memory training is effective for adults of all ages with healthy working memory. Most notably, adults between the ages of 60 – 70 years of age increased their working memory to “regain” the working memory capacity of someone between 20 – 30 years of age.