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Cogmed Working Memory Training

Cogmed Working Memory Training is an evidence based program that helps children, adolescents and adults improve attention by training their working memory.


Delivered by computer at home or at a designated healthcare facility, the software adjusts complexity
level for each exercise, in real time for maximised
training effect.


Cogmed is based on scientific research and is delivered under the supervision of a qualified Coach who leads the training, tracks results and offers support and motivation.


The complete program includes:

  • initial interview
  • start-up session
  • five weeks of training with weekly coach calls
  • wrap-up meeting
  • six month follow-up interview
  • access to the Cogmed Training Web
  • Cogmed Extension Training (12 months).


Cogmed is provided via a national network of attention specialists, all qualified by Cogmed. Cogmed Training Web gives all users online access to their own training results and progress status.



Research and clinical data show improved grades following Cogmed training. Published studies have shown Cogmed training to address math skills, reading comprehension and attention deficits.


After using Cogmed parents and teachers report improved social skills, taking initiative, remembering instructions, and completing assignments more independently. The objective is better academic results, particularly in reading comprehension and math.


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