CogMed is a web-based cognitive remediation suite available through affiliated professionals. It offers a number of daily activities designed to improve working memory in any users struggling with cognitive difficulties. In concert with a qualified clinician, users are tasked to complete five weeks of cognitive training with the CogMed program. This includes assessments prior to and after completion, which lets users track their progress and consolidate their gains. While it has not yet been specifically tested for use in treating schizophrenia, it has been extensively validated with other psychiatric and medical conditions.


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Overall Score: 3.20/5.00

Total score: 9/14

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Basis of research: 1/3
Source of funding for the research: 0/2
Specificity of proposed intervention: 3/3
Number of consumer ratings: 2/3
Product advisory support:  1/1
Software support:  2/2

date of rating: June 2016


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Available for: Computers (PCs and Macs) and mobile devices
Company: Pearson Education, Inc.
Classification: Cognitive Training Exercises
Targeted conditions: Schizophrenia, Mood Disorders, Stress & Anxiety
Target demographic: Adults (child versions are available)
Special provider necessary: Yes (http://www.cogmed.com/category/footer/cogmed-in-your-area)
Non-English language version available:: Yes
Where to get access to it:
Consumers: http://www.cogmed.com/consumers
Professionals: http://www.cogmed.com/health-care-professionals