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Article about Working Memory Training in Psychology Today

 

Posted: June 27th, 2012 - An article was published in March on psychologytoday.com about working memory training. The article is titled "Training Working Memory: Why and How" and discussed several recent studies, along with various training programs including Cogmed.

Jonas Jendi presents at the Sharpbrains Summit

 

Posted: June 25th, 2012 - Jonas Jendi, the Cogmed General Manager, recently presented at the Sharpbrains Summit.

Peter Entwistle, PhD will join Lexercise to discuss how Cogmed improves working memory for better focus and attention.

 

Date of Workshop: June 28th, 2012 2:00 pm Dr. Entwistle is a Cogmed Consultant for Pearson. He is a psychologist and has worked for a number of entities including: The Psychological Corporation, University of Massachusetts-Boston Department of Counseling & School Psychology, Braintree Hospital and Scituate Public Schools. Dr. Entwistle has been a practicing psychologist for […]

Is Working Memory Training Effective? Comments on recent media headlines

 

Posted: June 8th, 2012 - Developmental Psychology has recently published a paper called “Is Working Memory Training Effective?” (May 2012). It is a meta-analysis, calculating results based on data from already published studies, not on new data.

High School Students Improve Concentration, Quality of Time-on-Task With Cogmed Working Memory Training

 

Torsvik School Sweden At Torsvik School in Sweden, it isn’t unusual to walk past a classroom with the door closed and a sign that says “Do Not Disturb! Brain Training in Progress.” When teachers and students see this, they know that special-education teacher and Cogmed Working Memory Training coach Eva Ullberg’s students are using the […]

Swedish School Children Improve Memory and Build Confidence for Learning With Cogmed Working Memory Training

 

Mölstad School Three teachers at the Mölstad School in Mönsterås, Sweden – Mats Grönqvist, Anette Sjökvist and Eva Nilsson – were looking for a way to help students who were having difficulty listening, understanding instructions and concentrating on their work. They turned to Cogmed Working Memory Training, an evidence-based, computerized program designed by leading neuroscientists […]

Entire Seventh-Grade Class Realizes Changes in Reading Comprehension, Class Behavior After Completing Cogmed Working Memory Training

 

Furulid School Aneby, Sweden At the Furulid School in Aneby, Sweden, math and science teacher Kristina Björklund undertook an initiative to train the school’s entire seventh-grade class with Cogmed Working Memory Training, an evidence-based, computerized program designed by leading neuroscientists to improve attention by effectively increasing working-memory capacity over a five-week training period. By training […]

Cogmed featured in “The Times of India” article

 

Posted: June 1st, 2012 - A great article titled "Forget forgetting" published this week in the The Times of India discussed cognitive training and Cogmed.