Cogmed at the American Psychological Association (APA) 119th Convention in Washington, D.C.
Cogmed will be represented at the 2011 APA annual national convention in Washington, D.C., through a number of outlets. If you are looking to learn more about the Cogmed training program, and about the research, consider visiting the following venues through the course of conference attendance.
Thursday, August 4
Symposium on Cogmed Working Memory Training and Working Memory Ability
“Evaluation of the Efficacy of Cogmed Working Memory Training in Children with Developmental and Medical Conditions Affecting Working Memory Ability
Date: Thursday, August 4, 2011
Time: 1:00 to 2:50
Location: Convention Center, Room 143 – C
Chair: Lawrence G. Weiss, Pearson Assessment
Presenters: James A. Holdnack, Pearson Assessment, Julie Schweitzer, MIND Institute, Kristina Hardy, Children’s National Medical Center, and Heather M. Conklin, St. Jude’s Research Hospital.
Discussant: Cecil Reynolds, Texas A & M University
This symposium provides the attendee with a description of the CogMed, computer-based, working memory training program. Research studies illustrating the efficacy of the training program in a variety of pediatric populations are presented…”
For more information on this session, and registration, visit here.
Thursday, August 4 – Saturday, August 6
APA Technology Exhibit – Sponsored by Pearson and Hewlett-Packard
Where: Main Exhibit Hall, Booth #119
“Explore the latest in technology tools and techniques for psychologists through expert demonstrations and hands-on opportunities. 15-minute topical discussions will repeat across each day of the convention…”
Cogmed representatives will present a daily segment entitled “Digital Intervention: Increase Your Services and Productivity”, wherein Cogmed programs will be outlined and demonstrated – with time for Q&A. This daily segment will be held from 1:30pm-1:45pm. This will be a quick but effective way to familiarize with the look, feel, and function and range of Cogmed programs. Be sure to stop by!
For a full list of topics at the APA Technology Exhibit, visit here.
Thursday, August 4 – Sunday, August 7
At the Pearson Booth: Cogmed Comprehensive Program Demos and Research Discussion
Where: Main Exhibit Hall, Booth #228
When: Open to close of Exhibit Hall, daily
If you have heard of Cogmed programs, but have not had a chance to personally sample the interactive program demonstrations, please stop at this exhibit.
A Cogmed representative will be on hand throughout exhibit hours to enact or guide you through a demonstration, and discuss Cogmed research on a high and/or practical level. This is a unique opportunity to get one-on-one time with a Cogmed expert at your convenience.
For more information on the Pearson overall presence at APA, visit here.