Your working memory is your ability to give controlled attention to, and retain, verbal or visual information, manipulate it and then use it promptly and accurately in order to carry out a task. A capable working memory underpins good progress in learning and social engagement. Hence the results from working memory assessment are a good predictor of academic success and appropriate social engagement.

The exciting news is that one’s working memory capacity can be developed through training and much of the training effect can be sustained. A stronger working memory capacity should lead to improved progress in learning.

The Cogmed Working Memory Training program continues to be our most frequently-used computer–based training tool for the following reasons:

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