Cognitive Training

Summer Training = Success

Why do we recommend our online individualized Summer Cognitive Training program to students who struggle with school, or just want to do better? Improved attention and memory equal improved academics. #1 “Summer is the perfect time for students from 5thgrade-college to prepare themselves for success in the Fall without having to STUDY!” #2 The online computer based training with Ted,…

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Lumosity & Brain Games vs. Cognitive Training

The difference between PLAYING & TRAINING is the results. People ask us all the time, “How is cognitive training different than Lumosity? ” Perhaps the real question is, “What’s the difference between playing brain games and doing cognitive training?” Cognitive Training? Like our bodies, our brains have the capacity to grow and improve. Cognitive training is the ability…

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71% Improve on SAT after Completing Cognitive Training

Does cognitive training improve SAT results? A group of college bound juniors recently completed a computer based program in which they trained for 30 – 40 minutes daily, 5 days a week for 6 weeks. We coached them in executive skills and strategies that helped them, to improve their memory, attention, reading rates and processing…

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Summer Training for Fall Success

Summer is the perfect time for students from 5th grade through college to prepare themselves for success in the Fall without having to STUDY! It’s all done on a computer from home or at camp, and there’s NO homework. Call about our 6 week “Cognitive Training” program.

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Praising Effort

Motivating students by applauding their effort vs. intelligence, wins out in the classroom and in cognitive training. Learn how to praise in Carol Dweck’s video addressing the “Growth Mindset.”

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A FOUNDATION FOR REMEDIATION

People frequently ask us about the benefits that young people get from doing Cogmed Working Memory Training.  If we can improve working memory and attention, what will that mean for my son or daughter?  Increasingly Cogmed is being seen as a foundation for remediation, as well as a catalyst for  learning in general.  Because working memory…

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Improved Attention, No Side Effects

As I read the headlines this morning, “A Nation of Kids on Speed” (WSJ 6-16) , I could not help but reflect on the work we are doing in helping people improve their attention and working memory.  Clearly, medication works for many with attention issues, especially those with severe ADHD /ADD. Cogmed Working Memory Training…

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COGMED PILOT PROGRAM AT WINCHENDON SCHOOL COMPLETED

Kudos to John Kerney and the leadership team at Winchendon for being visionaries and undertaking such a bold project.  The support and involvement of the faculty proved essential and flexibility on everyone’s part won the day.  Integrating time for cognitive training into daily schedules that are often choreographed to the minute is an issue for…

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No Plan No Gain

The field of cognitive training is new and frequently misunderstood.  That you have trained can mean nothing, it is always how did you train.  Benefits are the result of commitment, focus, and most of all, hard work.  Our job is giving everyone the tools to be successful, along with daily monitoring and making adjustments to…

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