Cogmed Working Memory Training An evidence-based intervention for improved attention Tue, 27 Jan 2015 17:59:24 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Contact Us: Media Relations Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:14:23 +0000 If you have a question or need to contact our media relations team, call Brandon Pinette directly at 202-255-6838, or email]]> 0 A new and innovative solution to improve reading levels Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:00:28 +0000 ]]> 0 Cogmed Conference 2014 Agenda Fri, 14 Feb 2014 03:26:34 +0000 ]]> 0 Cogmed Conference 2014 – Unlocking Our Potential for Continued Success Tue, 03 Dec 2013 21:30:11 +0000 ]]> 0 Cogmed is now available in Italian Fri, 25 Oct 2013 17:46:16 +0000 In collaboration with Centro Leonardo, we have now made Cogmed available in Italian. Cogmed Users in Italy and the rest of the world now have the option of doing the Cogmed training in Italian.]]> 0 Taking working memory training from the laboratory into schools Tue, 02 Jul 2013 18:54:22 +0000 Publication: Educational Psychology Institution: MRC Cognition & Brain Sciences Unit (Cambridge) Investigator(s): Joni Holmes, Ph.D., Susan E. Gathercole, Ph.D. Program: Cogmed RM Background & Aim: Poor working memory (WM) is commonly observed in children with educational underachievement. A large proportion of children with low WM fail to meet expected standards for either math, reading, or […]]]> 0 Computerized memory training leads to sustained improvement in visuospatial short-term memory skills in children with Down Syndrome Tue, 02 Jul 2013 18:50:21 +0000 Publication: American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Institution: University of Portsmouth, Down Syndrome Education International,MRC Cognition & Brain Sciences Unit (Cambridge) Investigator(s): Stephanie J. Bennett, Ph.D., Joni Holmes, Ph.D., Sue Buckley, Ph.D Program: Cogmed JM Background & Aim: Down syndrome (DS) affects 1 in 690 live births. It is estimated that 83,400 children and […]]]> 0 Working memory training improves cognitive function in VLBW preschoolers Tue, 02 Jul 2013 18:45:48 +0000 Publication: Pediatrics Institution: Norwegian University of Science and Technology, St. Olav University Hospital, Sørlandet Hospital Investigator(s): Kristine Hermansen Grunewaldt, M.D., Gro Christine Løhaugen, Ph.D., Dordi Austeng, M.D., Ph.D., Ann- Mari Brubakk, M.D., Ph.D., & John Skranes, M.D., Ph.D. Program: Cogmed JM Background & Aim: Children born early can be characterized by as preterm (gestational age]]> 0 Working memory training in survivors of pediatric cancer: A randomized pilot study Tue, 02 Jul 2013 18:40:45 +0000 Publication: Psycho-Oncology Institution: Children’s National Medical Center, George Washington School of Medicine, Duke University Investigator(s): Kristina K. Hardy, Victoria W. Willard, Taryn M. Allen, and Melanie J. Bonner Program: Cogmed RM Background & Aim: Brain tumor and acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) survivors are at increased risk for developing neurocognitive late effects such as difficulties with […]]]> 0 Effects of a computerized working memory training program on working memory, attention, and academics in adolescents with severe LD and comorbid ADHD; a randomized controlled trial Tue, 02 Jul 2013 18:36:23 +0000 Publication: The Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry Institution: University of Toronto, SickKids Hospital, Jewish Vocational Services (JVS) Toronto Investigator(s): Sarah A. Gray, Peter Chaban, Rhonda Martinussen, Rachel Goldberg, Howell Gotlieb, Reena Kronitz, M. Hockenberry, & Rosemary Tannock Program: Cogmed RM Background & Aim: Working memory (WM) is below average in populations with co-occurring learning […]]]> 0 The differential impact of Cogmed, language instruction, and combined Cogmed and language instruction for Japanese high school and college students with English as a foreign language Wed, 26 Jun 2013 21:27:30 +0000 Institution: Fukuoka University, Saga University Investigator(s): Yuko Hayashi, Shoichi Tanaka, Prerna Menon, Tsuyoshi Toyoshige, Yuya Sunakawa, Taisei Kobayashi Program: Cogmed QM Background & Aim: Working memory (WM) and its role in individual differences have been extensively researched within the field of language acquisition, including the context of second (L2) /foreign language (FL) acquisition (e.g., Harrington […]]]> 0 The effect of cognitive training on alcohol consumption, cognition and craving in alcohol use disorders Wed, 26 Jun 2013 21:24:18 +0000 Institution: Karolinska Institute Investigator(s): Nitya Jayaram-Lindström, Ph.D., Lofti Khemiri, M.D. Program: Cogmed QM Background & Aim: Alcohol dependence (AD) is a chronic relapsing psychiatric disorder characterized by physiological dependence, loss of control over drinking, and abandonment of other important activities (Koob, 2003). The lifetime prevalence of AD in Sweden is 10 – 14% and alcohol […]]]> 0