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Cogmed to exhibit at IDA Annual Conference

 

Posted: October 25, 2010 - Cogmed will have a booth at the International Dyslexia Association’s 61st Annual Conference in Phoenix, Arizona. The conference will take place October 27th through the 30th at the Phoenix Convention Center.

Cogmed will be at AACAP 57th Annual Meeting

 

Posted: October 25, 2010 - Cogmed representatives are set to exhibit at the 57th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychology in New York City October 26th through the 28th. The conference will take place at the Hilton New York.

Washington Post depicts life of veterans with TBI

 

Posted: October 22, 2010 – The Washington Post recently posted a section of videos and articles about veterans with traumatic brain injury. It highlights the many difficulties they now face in everyday life and the importance of finding appropriate interventions to help curb the debilitating effects of TBI.

Mary Rotzein, Ph.D. to give a presentation in Pasadena, CA October 16th

 

Posted: October 15, 2010 - Cogmed practitioner, Dr. Mary Rotzien will present at the Lewis B Smedes Annual Conference on Foster Care and Adoption on October 16th in Pasadena, CA. The conference will take place at Fuller Theological Seminary from 8:00am to 5:00pm.

Study investigates why food additives affect children with ADHD differently

 

Posted: October 15, 2010 - A study published this summer in the American Journal of Psychiatry investigated why food additives cause some, but not all, ADHD children to experience worsened symptoms.

New York Times Article Discusses Neurofeedback

 

Posted: October 14, 2010 – An article in the New York Times discussed Neurofeedback and how it is gaining traction from mainstream practitioners and researchers. The article highlights origins of Neurofeedback and its rise in prominence as a treatment modality for various cognitive and attentional problems.

Pearson announces Cogmed now part of Pearson Clinical Assessment – Linking Intervention to Assessment

 

Posted: October 12, 2010 – Pearson officially announced today that Cogmed is now a part of the Pearson Clinical Assessment Group.

Research shows Cancer Survivors more likely to have memory problems

 

Posted: October 8, 2010 - A study published by the American Association for Cancer Research showed that people with a history of cancer are 40% more likely to have memory problems later in life.

See information about this year’s Cogmed Conference

 

Posted: October 7, 2010 - The 2010 Cogmed Conference took place September 24-25 in Bloomingdale IL drawing health care professionals, researchers, and educators from all over the world.

Annual Cogmed Conference – 2010

 

Welcome to the Cogmed Conference 2010 website. Below you will see the full agenda of this year’s conference along with information about the presenters, the list of research posters presented, and photos from the Cogmed Award Ceremony. We have created this site so you can see the excitement Cogmed is causing in the fields of […]

Study suggests “having fun” is the key to self control

 

Posted: October 7, 2010 - An article in Science Daily discussed a recent study from the Journal of Consumer Research that examined the different attitudes between people with high and low self control.

Study shows first evidence that ADHD is a genetic condition

 

Published: October 6, 2010 - A study published in The Lancet showed evidence for the first time that ADHD is a genetic disorder. The researchers examined 366 children with ADHD and 1047 normal functioning children as controls.