Cogmed: Working Memory Training
Working memory is an important part of a person's intelligence and ability to learn. Many students with Dyslexia, AD/HD, and other learning differences struggle with working memory, which can slow learning. Increasing working memory ability increases a person's ability to learn.
What is Cogmed?
Cogmed is a scientific computer-based program that uses different memory tasks to increase working memory ability.
Who needs Cogmed?
Cogmed would benefit anyone with a working memory that is lower than the rest of his or her cognitive abilities. An IQ test can help determine if someone has a working memory deficit that needs help.
What improves with working memory improvement?
A lot of things! One major increase is concentration. Other areas of improvement can be ability and speed of learning, organizational skills, reading comprehension etc. Please visit Cogmed.com for an even deeper list of tasks that require strong working memory.