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Questions & Answers: Training of working memory in children with attention deficits

 

Presented by: Torkel Klingberg, M.D., Ph.D., Karolinska Institute Prepared by: Kathryn Ralph Research Coordinator Cogmed Pearson Clinical Assessment Below please find answers to questions asked during the live webinar: 1. How does someone initiate the Cogmed training? Is it covered by insurance? Cogmed can be found across the world. To find a Cogmed provider near […]

Torkel Klingberg hosts webinar “Training of Working memory in Children with Attention Deficits”

 

Posted: November 18th, 2011 - On November 14th, Cognitive Neuroscientist and Cogmed Co-Founder, Dr.Torkel Klingberg, hosted an online presentation titled "Training of Working memory in Children with Attention Deficits".

Study finds evidence of “chemo brain” – poor attention/memory following chemotherapy

 

Posted: November 16, 2011 - A recent study showed that breast cancer survivors who underwent chemotherapy have reduced activity in areas of the prefrontal cortex that supports working memory, cognitive control, monitoring, and executive function.

Dr. Leon A. Hyer to present at NAN Annual Meeting

 

Posted - November 10, 2011 - At the 2011 annual meeting of the National Academy of Neuropsychology (NAN), Dr. Leon A. Hyer, Professor of Psychiatry at the Mercer Medical School and the Georgia Neurosurgical Institute, will be presenting findings from his research project: “Cogmed: A cognitive rehabilitation intervention to improve working memory in older adults”.