Archive for November, 2010

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New study published from Ohio State University using Cogmed on Children with ADHD

 

Posted: November 30, 2010 - A study was published this month in the Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology by researchers at Ohio State University.

Article about working memory on Sharpbrains.com

 

Posted: November 30, 2010 – An article published on Sharpbrains.com discussed working memory and why it is important. The article references the growing awareness and understanding of working memory as an essential cognitive function and gives various examples of how working memory is used in everyday life.

New US survey says 10% of children have ADHD

 

Posted: November 23, 2010 – The results of a recent government survey came out this month showing that 10% of children in America have ADHD. This estimate is higher than previous surveys that have put the number closer to 5-7%.

Effects of working memory training on reading in children with special needs

 

Institution: Stockholm University Title: Effects of working memory training on reading in children with special needs Researcher(s): Karin I. E. Dahlin Program: Cogmed RM Published: Reading and Writing, May 2010 Funding: This study was supported by The Swedish Research Council Summary This study examined the efficacy of Cogmed training in improving reading comprehension development in […]

Training and Plasticity of Working Memory

 

Institution: Karolinska Institute Title: Training and Plasticity of Working Memory Researcher(s): Torkel Klingberg, M.D. Ph.D. Published: Trends in Cognitive Sciences, July 2010 Overview In this review, Dr. Torkel Klingberg, Cognitive neuroscientist from the Karolinska Institute, provides an overview of the understanding of the role of working memory, its demonstrated plasticity, and the rationale and feasibility […]

Cogmed featured in article on adult ADHD

 

Posted: November 11, 2010 – An article published on Health.com this week discussed ten interventions adults can use to ameliorate the effects of ADHD.

Cogmed to exhibit at the CHADD Annual Conference

 

Posted: November 11, 2010 – Cogmed will exhibit this week at the 22nd Annual International Conference on ADHD November 11th through 13th. The conference will take place at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta on Peachtree in Atlanta, GA.

Article in Reading and Writing shows Cogmed training increased reading comprehension

 

Posted: November 9, 2010 – A study published in May 2010 in the Journal Reading and Writing examined the efficacy of Cogmed training in improving reading comprehension development in 57 Swedish children with special needs.

Dr. Michel Bader presents poster about Cogmed study at AACAP Conference

 

Posted: November 2, 2010 - Cogmed Practitioner Michael Bader presented a poster at the AACAP 57th Annual Meeting about his research using Cogmed.