Pilot Study Demonstrates Working Memory Training May Be Effective For Children With Neurofibromatosis
While neurofibromatosis often appears in children as visible spots, freckles or tiny bumps, the genetic disorder can also cause learning disabilities, including problems with attention, working memory, inhibition and planning.
Cogstate Brief Battery Effective For Detecting Cognitive Impairment in Pediatric MS Patients
Cognitive impairment is experienced by approximately one-third of children with MS with significant progression in the first two years after initial symptoms. Early detection of this decline can help parents, teachers and caregivers prepare and plan interventions to maximize cognitive development and maintain academic progress.
Cogstate Brief Battery Shows Correlation With Traditional Tests of Cognition In Breast Cancer Population
In a recent paper published in The Clinical Neuropsychologist, researchers investigated the Cogstate Brief Battery’s correlation with traditional neuropsychological tests in a group of breast cancer patients and healthy control volunteers.
Cognitive Decline and PTSD Symptoms Linked In Large Study Of Civilian Women
In research published this month in Depression and Anxiety, a large cohort of female nurses participating in the Nurses’ Health Study II were invited to complete a self-administered, online version of the Cogstate Brief Battery to assess their psychomotor, attention, visual learning and working memory abilities.