Archive for January, 2011

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Article in Newsweek discusses the benefits of cognitive training

 

Posted: January 26, 2011 - An article published in Newsweek titled "Can You Build a Better Brain" discussed the possible benefits of various types of cognitive training and other ways to promote cognitive health.

The Brain from Top to Bottom

 

Posted: January 21, 2011 - The Brain from Top to Bottom is an informative, interactive website about the brain and human behavior. If you are interested in learning more about any aspect of cognition and the brain, you should visit this website.

Study published using Cogmed on children with cochlear implants

 

Posted: January 19, 2011 – A new study published December 2011 in Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, examined the efficacy of Cogmed training on deaf children with cochlear implants.

Working Memory Training for Children with Cochlear Implants: A Pilot Study

 

Institution: Indiana University Title: Working Memory Training for Children with Cochlear Implants: A Pilot Study Researcher(s): Kronenberger WG, Pisoni DB, Henning SC, Colson BG, Hazzard LM. Program: Cogmed RM Published: Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research Summary This study investigated the efficacy of Cogmed training for improving memory and language skills in a sample […]

An explanation of Executive Function and ADHD

 

Posted: January 18, 2011 – Dr. Russel Barkley discusses ADHD and Executive Function in a video posted on the Child Mind Institute's website. It provides insight into the underlying cognitive impairments in ADHD.