Cognitive Training Research

ADHD, Working Memory and Cognitive Dysfunction
Reading

Multiple Sclerosis

Schizophrenia and Chronic Psychiatric Disorders
Stroke
Traumatic Brain Injury

Parkinson’s Disease

Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Cerebral Malaria and HIV

Cognitive Training With Older Adults

* denotes studies that used BrainTrain products.

ADHD, Working Memory and Cognitive Dysfunctions

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"Will Working Memory Training Generalize to Improve Off-Task Behavior in Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder?"C.T. Green , et. alNeurotherapeutics2012Abstract
* "Computer-Based Attention Training in the Schools for Children With Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: A Preliminary Trial"N.J. Steiner , et. alClinical Pediatrics2011Abstract
* “A Randomized Trial of Two Promising Computer-Based Interventions for Children with Attention Difficulties.”D.L. Rabiner, et. alJournal of Abnormal Child Psychology2010Abstract
"Improving fluid intelligence with training on working memory"S.M. Jaeggi , et. alProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America2008Abstract
“Computerized Training of Working Memory in Children with ADHD–A Randomized, Controlled Trial.”T. Klingberg, et. alJournal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry2005Abstract
“A Workout for Working Memory”S. DingfelderAPA Monitor2005Abstract
“Training The Brain: Cognitive Therapy as an Alternative to ADHD Drugs”G. Sinha Scientific American2005Abstract
* “Changes After EEG Biofeedback and Cognitive Retraining in Adults with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.”T. Tinius, et. alJournal of Neurotherapy2000Abstract
* “Computerized Cognitive Training for Severely Emotionally Disturbed Children with ADHD.”S.E. Slate, et. alBehavior Modification1998Abstract
* “Computer-assisted cognitive training for ADHD.”D.B. Kotwal, et. alBehavior Modification1996Abstract
* "The effectiveness of computerized cognitive training and neurofeedback treatment in improving the functioning of ADHD children"A. Fine, et. alIn Preparation1993Abstract
“Effects of Two Treatment Techniques on Delay and Vigilance Tasks with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) Children.”C.W. Hall, et. alThe Journal of Psychology1992Abstract
“Psychology of Computers: XIV. Cognitive Rehabilitation Through Computer Games”S. Larose, et. alPerceptual and Motor Skills1989Abstract
“Effects of Cognitive Training on Academic and On-Task Behavior of Hyperactive Children”M.I. Cameron, et. alJournal of Abnormal Child Psychology1980Abstract

Reading

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* The Effectiveness of Education Technology for Enhancing Reading Achievement: A Meta-AnalysisCheung, Alan CK et al.Best Evidence Encyclopedia2011Abstract

Multiple Sclerosis

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“Psychological Interventions for Multiple Sclerosis”P.W. Thomas, et. alCochrane Database of Systematic Reviews2006Abstract

Schizophrenia and Chronic Psychiatric Disorders

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"Neuroplasticity-Based Cognitive Training in Schizophrenia: An Interim Report on the Effects 6 Months Later"Fisher, Melissa, et. alSchizophrenia Bulletin2010Abstract
"Cognitive Training in Schizophrenia: A Neuroscience Based Approach"Genevsky, Alexander, et. alDialogues in Clinical Neuroscience2010Abstract
* "A Meta-Analysis of Cognitive Remediation in Schizophrenia"Susan R. McGurk, et. alAmerican Journal of Psychiatry2007Abstract
“Cognitive Training of Verbal Memory using a Dichotic Listening Paradigm: Impact on Symptoms and Cognition”J. M. Fiszdon, et. alActa Psychiatrica Scandinavica2005Abstract
"Cognitive Remediation: a new approach for treating schizophrenia" Vianin, PascalRevue Medicale De La Suisse Romande2004Abstract
“Effects of Neurocognitive Enhancement Therapy in Schizophrenia: Normalisation of Memory Performance”M. Bell, et. alCognitive Neuropsychiatry2004Abstract
* “Computer-assisted cognitive rehabilitation reduces negative symptoms in the severely mentally ill”D.M. Bellucci, et. alSchizophrenia Research2003Abstract
"A Review of Cognitive Training in Schizophrenia"Twamley, Elizabeth W, et. alSchizophrenia Bulletin2003 Abstract
“Cognitive Remediation of Working Memory Deficits: Durability of Training Effects in Severely Impaired and Less Severely Impaired Schizophrenia”M. Bell, et. alActa Psychiatrica Scandinavica2003Abstract
* "Computer-assisted cognitive rehabilitation reduces the negative symptoms in the severely mentally ill"Dona M Bellucci, et. alSchizophrenia Research2001Abstract
“The Effects of Neurocognitive Remediation on Executive Processing in Patients with Schizophrenia”T. Wykes, et. alSchizophrenia Bulletin1999Abstract
* “Computer-Assisted Cognitive Rehabilitation of Chronic Psychiatric Inpatients” Philip C. Burda, et. alComputers in Human Behavior1994Abstract

Stroke

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“Management of Adult Stroke Rehabilitation Care”P. Duncan, et alStroke2005Abstract
“Cognitive Rehabilitation of Memory Following Stroke. Theory, Practice, and Outcome”G.M. CuestaAdvances in Neurology2003Abstract

Traumatic Brain Injury

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"Outcomes from a Pilot Study using Computer-Based Rehabilitative Tools in a Military Population"Sullivan, KW, et alPubmed2012Abstract
"Effectiveness of cognitive rehabilitation following acquired brain injury: A meta-analytic re-examination of Cicerone et al.'s (2000, 2005) systematic reviews"Rohling, Martin L, et alNeuropsychology2009Abstract
"Consensus Report on Cognitive Rehabilitation"Defense Centers of Excellence, Defense and Veterans Brain Injury CenterReport from Consensus Conference on Cognitive Rehabilitation mTBI2009PDF
"Rehabilitation of traumatic brain injury in active duty military personnel and veterans: Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center randomized controlled trial of two rehabilitation approaches."Vanderploeg RD, et alArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation2008Abstract
“Computerized Errorless Learning-based Memory Rehabilitation for Chinese Patients with Brain Injury: A Preliminary Quasi-experimental Clinical Design Study”Z.L.Dou, et alBrain Injury2006Abstract
“A Rehabilitative Program for Central Executive Deficits after Traumatic Brain Injury”A. SerinoBrain and Cognition2006Abstract
“Beneficial Effect from a Cognitive Training Programme on Children with Acquired Brain Injuries Demonstrated in a Controlled Study” I.V. Hooft, et alBrain Injury2005Abstract
“Cognitive Training in Home Environment”L. Boman, et alBrain Injury2004Abstract
* “EEG Changes on TBI Patients During Cognitive Tasks after Cognitive Rehabilitation”S. Stathopoulou, et alJournal of Neurotherapy2001Abstract
* “Changes After EEG Biofeedback and Cognitive Retraining in Adults with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder”T. Tinius, et alJournal of Neurotherapy2000Abstract
“Evidence Based Cognitive Rehabilitation: Recommendations for Clinical Practice"K.D. Cicerone, et alArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation2000Abstract

Parkinson’s Disease

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“Training of Executive Functions in Parkinson’s Disease”G. Sammer, et alJournal of Neurological Sciences2006Abstract

Alzheimer’s and Dementia

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"Preventing Alzheimer's Disease and Cognitive Decline"Duke Evidence-based Practice CenterEPC Evidence Reports2010Abstract
"Neurofeedback for Early-stage Dementia"QuietMind FoundationInternational Conference on Alzheimer's Disease2009Abstract
* "Preserving Cognition Through an Integrated Cognitive Stimulation and Training ProgramM. Eckroth-Bucher, et alAmerican Journal of Alzheimers and Other Dementias2009Abstract
"Cognitive training for early-stage Alzheimer's disease and dementia."F. Yu, et alJournal of Gerontological Nursing2009Abstract
"Cognitive rehabilitation of neuropsychological deficits and mild cognitive impairment: a review of the literature"Eliane Correa Miotto, et alJournal of the Cognitive Neurology and Aging Department of the Brazilian Academy of Neurology and the Brazilian Association of Geriactric Neuropsychology2008Abstract
"Effectiveness of a cognitive rehabilitation program in mild dementia (MD) and mild cognitive impairment (MCI): a case control study."E. Talassi, et alArchives of Gerontology and Geriatrics2007Abstract
"Cognitive Training in Alzheimer's disease:
a meta-analysis of the literature"
D. I. Sitzer, et alACTA Psychiactrica
Scandinavica
2006Abstract
“Cognitive Training and Cognitive Rehabilitation for People with Early-stage Alzheimer’s disease: A Review”L. Clare, et alNeuropsychological Rehabilitation2004Abstract

Cerebal Malaria and HIV

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* “A pilot study of the neuropsychological benefits of computerized cognitive rehabilitation in Ugandan children with HIV”M.J. Boivin, et alNeuropsychology2010Abstract
“Immediate neuropsychological and behavioral benefits of computerized cognitive rehabilitation in Ugandan pediatric cerebral malaria survivors”P. Bangirana, et alJournal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics2009Abstract

Cognitive Training With Older Adults

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"The effects of multi-domain versus single-domain cognitive training in non-demented older people: a randomized controlled trial"Y. Cheng, et alBMC Medicine2012Abstract
Computerized Cognitive Training with Older Adults: A Systematic ReviewAlexandra M. Kueider, Jeanine M. Parisi, Alden L. Gross, George W. RebokDepartment of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America2012Abstract
"Preserving Cognition Through an Integrated Cognitive Stimulation and Training Program"J. Siberski, et alAmerican Journal of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias 2012Abstract
Effectiveness of Cognitive Training Interventions With Older AdultsKarlene Ball, Daniel B. Berch, PhD, Karin F. Helmers, PhD, Jared B. Jobe, PhD, Mary D. Leveck, PhD, Michael Marsiske, John N. Morris, George W. Rebok, David M. Smith, Sharon L. Tennstedt, Frederick W. Unverzagt, and Sherry L. Willis,Journal of the American Medical Association2010Abstract
A cognitive training program based on principles of brain plasticity: results from the Improvement in Memory with Plasticity-based Adaptive Cognitive Training (IMPACT) study.Smith GE, Housen P, Yaffe K, Ruff R, Kennison RF, Mahncke HW, Zelinski EM.Journal of American Geriatrics Society2009Abstract
Memory enhancement in healthy older adults using
a brain plasticity-based training program:
A randomized, controlled study
Henry W. Mahncke, Bonnie B. Connor, Jed Appelman, Omar N. Ahsanuddin, Joseph L. Hardy, Richard A. Wood,
Nicholas M. Joyce, Tania Boniske, Sharona M. Atkins, and Michael M. Merzenich
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences2006Full PDF
Long-term Effects of Cognitive Training on Everyday Functional Outcomes in Older AdultsWillis, Sherry L. et alJournal of the American Medical Association2006
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“Cognitive-Training Programs for Older Adults: What Are they and Can they Enhance Mental Fitness?”G. Thompson, et alEducational Gerontology2005Abstract
“Cognitive-Training Programs for Older Adults: What Are they and Can they Enhance Mental Fitness?”G. Thompson, et alEducational Gerontology2005Abstract
“Older Adults’ Strategic Behavior: Effects of Individual versus Collaborative Cognitive Training”J. Saczynski, et alEducational Gerontology2004Abstract
“Long-term Improvements in Cognitive Performance through Computer-assisted Cognitive Training: A Pilot Study in a Residential Home for Older People”V.K. Gunther, et alAging and Mental Health2003Abstract
ACTIVE: A Cognitive Intervention Trial to Promote Independence in Older AdultsJared B. Jobe, David M. Smith, Karlene Ball, Sharon L. Tennstedt, Michael Marsiske, Sherry L. Willis, George W. Rebok, John N. Morris, Karin F. Helmers, Mary D. Leveck, RN, and Ken KleinmanControl Clinical Trials2001Abstract