Cogmed Sponsored a Symposium on Working Memory at the 62nd Annual IDA Conference in Chicago, IL, in November.

Posted: November 22nd, 2011 – Cogmed recently sponsored a symposium on working memory, entitled “, held at the 62nd annual International Dyslexia Association (IDA) conference in Chicago, IL, on Wednesday, November 9th. The information about the symposium is included below.

Cogmed CQP Michele Berg, Ph.D., served as Symposium Chair. Donna Turner-Campbell, Ph.d, also a Cogmed CQP, was a panelist.
Session Title: “Working Memory: Assessment, Intervention, and Classroom Applications”
Description:
“Working memory is a complex system that allows us to temporarily store, maintain, and mentally work with information while we are engaged in ongoing cognitive tasks. Working memory is critical to learning, and weaknesses in working memory can have a significant impact on academic functioning. The speakers in this symposium will expand upon the exploration of this topic initiated in last year’s working memory symposium.”

For more information on this conference, and to gain information on IDA 2012, visit
http://www.interdys.org/AnnualConference.htm