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New study shows ADHD children reduce off-task behavior following Cogmed

 

Posted: July 11th, 2012 - A new study was published this week in Neurotherapeutics examining the impact of Cogmed Working Memory Training in children with ADHD. The study was conducted by researchers at University of California, Davis and included 26, 7-14 year old children with ADHD. This was a randomized, placebo controlled, double-blinded study.

Will working memory training generalize to improve off-task behavior in children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder?

 

Publication: Neurotherapeutics Institution: University of California, Davis Investigator(s): Chloe T. Green, Debra L. Long, David Green, Ana-Maria Iosif, J. Faye Dixon, Meghan R. Miller, Catherine Fassbender, Julie B. Schweitzer Program: Cogmed RM Background & Aim: The DSM-IV-TR defines Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) as severe and persistent problems of inattention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity across settings. […]