Effectiveness of a training program on working memory in children Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A randomized clinical trial

Institution: Fundacion University Hospital Mutua de Terrassa

Investigator(s): Aitana Bigorra, Dr. Amaia Hervas

Program: Cogmed RM

Background & Aim: The aim of the study is to replicate the findings of previous studies that indicate the effectiveness of a working memory training on working memory, inhibition of response, and clinical symptoms of ADHD, and in turn study the effect of this training on sustained attention, planning, cognitive flexibility, processing speed, serializing, sequencing, learning, and quality of life.

Population & Sample Size: N = 66 children with ADHD (non-medicated), ages 7 – 12 years

Design: Randomized, Placebo controlled, Double-blinded, Test-retest, 6 Month Follow Up