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PsychCorp Announces Acquisition of Cogmed

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — July 14, 2010 —

Pearson is pleased to announce the acquisition of Cogmed, a technology-based program for working memory training, developed at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden. Working memory is the cognitive function responsible for keeping information online, manipulating it, and using it in thinking.

The acquisition of Cogmed exemplifies Pearson Clinical Assessment’s commitment to innovation in serving customers to the best of our ability. Cogmed’s products are leading interventions in the area of cognitive training and link assessment to scientifically developed and empirically validated interventions.

With Cogmed as part of our portfolio, we can better meet your needs. In addition to offering assessments that diagnose and assess cognitive functions and impairments, we will now be able to offer a solution to assist you in improving these conditions.

Cogmed’s research-based training program and implementation method, combined with the company’s close customer relationships optimizes end-user results and has contributed to its success in turning a basic research breakthrough into an intervention successfully implemented in health care practices and schools in the United States and around the world.

For more information about Cogmed, visit http://www.cogmed.com.