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Cogmed improves cognitive function following traumatic brain injury

 

Cogmed Working Memory Training is an evidence-based program proven to improve attention. Attention problems caused by poor working memory are reduced by systematic and intensive training. Cogmed addresses the serious challenges of attention problems in ADHD, traumatic brain injury, stroke, and other conditions by targeting and improving working memory capacity. There is a strong research […]

New study: Cogmed improves attention, learning ability in children born with very low birth weight

 

Posted: December 17, 2010 - A new study published December 2011 in The Journal of Pediatrics, examined the efficacy of Cogmed training on children and adolescents who were born preterm with extremely low birth weight (ELBW).

Computerized Working Memory Training Improves Function in Adolescents Born at Extremely Low Birth Weight

 

Institution: St. Olav’s University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway Title: A Controlled Trial of Working Memory Training for Children and Adolescents with ADHD Researcher(s): Gro C. C. Løhaugen, Ida Antonsen, Asta Haberg, Arne Gramstad, Torstein Vik, Ann-Mari Brubakk, and Jon Skranes Program: Cogmed RM Published: The Journal of Pediatrics, December 2010 Summary This study examined the efficacy […]

Rehabilitation of Cognitive Changes in Breast Cancer Survivors

 

Research institution: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Researchers: Elizabeth Ryan Training program used in research: Cogmed QM Status: Ongoing Aim The purpose of this study is to investigate the efficacy of Cogmed Working Memory Training for breast cancer survivors with reduced cognitive functioning following chemotherapy. Research has shown Cogmed to be effective in improving cognitive functioning […]

Study investigates link between Working Memory deficits and Specific Language Impairment

 

Posted: December 13th, 2010 – A review in the American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology investigates the association between Specific Language Impairment (SLI) and Working Memory deficits.

New study from Ohio State shows Cogmed relieves ADHD symptoms

 

Posted: December 9, 2010 – An article published this week on PHYSORG.com discussed the latest study on Cogmed published last month in the Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology.

Discover Magazine: how the brain causes us to “choke” under pressure

 

Posted: December 6, 2010 – An article in Discover Magazine (from Discover’s special Brain Issue) discusses the science behind “choking” under pressure and how to prevent it.

A Controlled Trial of Working Memory Training for Children and Adolescents with ADHD

 

Institution: Ohio State University Title: A Controlled Trial of Working Memory Training for Children and Adolescents with ADHD Researcher(s): Steven J. Beck, Christine A. Hanson, Synthia S. Puffenberger, Kristen L. Benninger, William B. Benninger Program: Cogmed RM Published: Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, November 2010 Summary This study examined the efficacy of Cogmed […]