Cogmed Working Memory Training http://www.cogmed.com An evidence-based intervention for improved attention Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:03:31 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 Cogmed Conference 2014 Agenda http://www.cogmed.com/cogmed-conference-2014-agenda http://www.cogmed.com/cogmed-conference-2014-agenda#comments Fri, 14 Feb 2014 03:26:34 +0000 http://www.cogmed.com/?p=19469 ]]> http://www.cogmed.com/cogmed-conference-2014-agenda/feed 0 Cogmed Conference 2014 – Unlocking Our Potential for Continued Success http://www.cogmed.com/conference-2014 http://www.cogmed.com/conference-2014#comments Tue, 03 Dec 2013 21:30:11 +0000 http://www.cogmed.com/?p=18393 ]]> http://www.cogmed.com/conference-2014/feed 0 Cogmed is now available in Italian http://www.cogmed.com/cogmed-now-available-in-italian http://www.cogmed.com/cogmed-now-available-in-italian#comments Fri, 25 Oct 2013 17:46:16 +0000 http://www.cogmed.com/?p=18253 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.]]> http://www.cogmed.com/cogmed-now-available-in-italian/feed 0 Taking working memory training from the laboratory into schools http://www.cogmed.com/working-memory-training-laboratory-schools http://www.cogmed.com/working-memory-training-laboratory-schools#comments Tue, 02 Jul 2013 18:54:22 +0000 http://www.cogmed.com/?p=17983 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 […]]]> http://www.cogmed.com/working-memory-training-laboratory-schools/feed 0 Computerized memory training leads to sustained improvement in visuospatial short-term memory skills in children with Down Syndrome http://www.cogmed.com/computerized-memory-training-leads-sustained-improvement-visuospatial-shortterm-memory-skills-children-syndrome http://www.cogmed.com/computerized-memory-training-leads-sustained-improvement-visuospatial-shortterm-memory-skills-children-syndrome#comments Tue, 02 Jul 2013 18:50:21 +0000 http://www.cogmed.com/?p=17981 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 […]]]> http://www.cogmed.com/computerized-memory-training-leads-sustained-improvement-visuospatial-shortterm-memory-skills-children-syndrome/feed 0 Working memory training improves cognitive function in VLBW preschoolers http://www.cogmed.com/working-memory-training-improves-cognitive-function-vlbw-preschoolers http://www.cogmed.com/working-memory-training-improves-cognitive-function-vlbw-preschoolers#comments Tue, 02 Jul 2013 18:45:48 +0000 http://www.cogmed.com/?p=17979 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]]> http://www.cogmed.com/working-memory-training-improves-cognitive-function-vlbw-preschoolers/feed 0 Working memory training in survivors of pediatric cancer: A randomized pilot study http://www.cogmed.com/working-memory-training-survivors-pediatric-cancer-randomized-pilot-study http://www.cogmed.com/working-memory-training-survivors-pediatric-cancer-randomized-pilot-study#comments Tue, 02 Jul 2013 18:40:45 +0000 http://www.cogmed.com/?p=17976 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 […]]]> http://www.cogmed.com/working-memory-training-survivors-pediatric-cancer-randomized-pilot-study/feed 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 http://www.cogmed.com/effects-computerized-working-memory-training-program-working-memory-attention-academics-adolescents-severe-ld-comorbid-adhd-randomized-controlled-trial http://www.cogmed.com/effects-computerized-working-memory-training-program-working-memory-attention-academics-adolescents-severe-ld-comorbid-adhd-randomized-controlled-trial#comments Tue, 02 Jul 2013 18:36:23 +0000 http://www.cogmed.com/?p=17974 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 […]]]> http://www.cogmed.com/effects-computerized-working-memory-training-program-working-memory-attention-academics-adolescents-severe-ld-comorbid-adhd-randomized-controlled-trial/feed 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 http://www.cogmed.com/differential-impact-cogmed-language-instruction-combined-cogmed-language-instruction-japanese-high-school-college-students-english-foreign-language http://www.cogmed.com/differential-impact-cogmed-language-instruction-combined-cogmed-language-instruction-japanese-high-school-college-students-english-foreign-language#comments Wed, 26 Jun 2013 21:27:30 +0000 http://www.cogmed.com/?p=17964 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 […]]]> http://www.cogmed.com/differential-impact-cogmed-language-instruction-combined-cogmed-language-instruction-japanese-high-school-college-students-english-foreign-language/feed 0 The effect of cognitive training on alcohol consumption, cognition and craving in alcohol use disorders http://www.cogmed.com/effect-cognitive-training-alcohol-consumption-cognition-craving-alcohol-disorders http://www.cogmed.com/effect-cognitive-training-alcohol-consumption-cognition-craving-alcohol-disorders#comments Wed, 26 Jun 2013 21:24:18 +0000 http://www.cogmed.com/?p=17961 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 […]]]> http://www.cogmed.com/effect-cognitive-training-alcohol-consumption-cognition-craving-alcohol-disorders/feed 0 Training related changes in cognitive abilities and neural plasticity http://www.cogmed.com/training-related-cognitive-abilities-neural-plasticity http://www.cogmed.com/training-related-cognitive-abilities-neural-plasticity#comments Wed, 26 Jun 2013 21:21:47 +0000 http://www.cogmed.com/?p=17958 Institution: Cardiff University Investigator(s): Dr. Claudia Metzler-Baddeley, Dr, Derek Jones, Professor Karen Caeyenberghs Program: Cogmed RM, 8 weeks Background & Aim: The purpose of the present study is to investigate plasticity changes in white matter microstructure related to task-specific as well as near and far transfer effects of eight weeks of Cogmed Working Memory Training. […]]]> http://www.cogmed.com/training-related-cognitive-abilities-neural-plasticity/feed 0 Does working memory training improve the performance in professional football players? http://www.cogmed.com/working-memory-training-improve-performance-professional-football-players http://www.cogmed.com/working-memory-training-improve-performance-professional-football-players#comments Wed, 26 Jun 2013 21:20:06 +0000 http://www.cogmed.com/?p=17956 Institution: Maastricht University Investigator(s): Professor Rudolph Ponds, Dr. D. In de Braek, K. Deckers Program: Cogmed RM Background & Aim: Many of the cognitive functions which neuropsychologists refer to as executive functioning (EF) are recently recognized as predictors of success in top-soccer players (Vestberg et al., 2012). Working memory (WM) is one of the most […]]]> http://www.cogmed.com/working-memory-training-improve-performance-professional-football-players/feed 0