Clinical results of Cogmed’s Working Memory Training

Research institution: None, independent clinician

Research title: Clinical Results of Cogmed’s Working Memory Training

Researcher: Stephen P. Bozylinski, Ph.D.

Training program used in research: Cogmed RM

Presented: CHADD National meeting, November 2007


Summary

Neuropsychological tests as best Predictors of ADHD, used in this clinical sample:

• Digit Span (Memory)
• Spatial Span (Memory)
• Stroop (Color Word Test)
• TOVA
• BRIEF
• DVMI
• PASAT
• CODING

The subjects were all children with ADHD undergoing Cogmed training at LA area private practice. The subjects were aged 7 to 17 at time of training.

33 subjects are included in the data for testing four weeks post training.
17 children are included in the data for testing six months post training.

Summary of Clinical Data
• Significant Change in Auditory and Visual Working Memory at 4 Week and 6 Month Assessment
• Significant Change in Inhibition Scores on the Stroop
• Processing Speed may not be impaired with ADHD Patients
• Significant Ability to Maintain Mental Effort at 6 Month Assessment
• Significant Change in Sustained Attention at 4 Week Assessment
• Behavioral Rating Forms Show Significant Improvement in ADHD Symptoms at 6 Month Assessment

For the powerpoint presentation with all the graphs presented, please contact contact@cogmed