Cogmed Working Memory Training

Cogmed Working Memory Training (Cogmed) provides an evidence-based program for helping children, adolescents, and adults sustainably improve attention by training their working memory.  Cognitive neuroscience, combined with innovative computer game design and close professional support, enables Cogmed to deliver substantial and lasting benefits to clients. Guidance on using this program in your telepractice.


Publication date:
new, updated version fall 2020
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Variable protocols allow for individualized training schedules to meet the specific needs of trainees and their families.  25 to 50 minutes per day, 3-5 days per week.
Report Options:
Progress monitoring and reporting included in the program
Guidance on using this program in your telepractice


The ‘NEW” Cogmed is now available!

Cogmed has now been updated to an exciting new web-based platform with a streamlined workflow and updated design and graphics.  Providing Cogmed Working Memory Training to clients and students is now easier than ever!

Cogmed coaches now have a state-of-the-art platform for providing working memory intervention to help clients improve working memory, attention and related cognitive abilities.

Unlimited use, annual site licenses are provided for both Healthcare and Education settings.  

If you work in private practice or in a healthcare clinic or institution, please download and complete the Healthcare Order Form below.  If you work in an education setting (schools, districts, colleges and universities, or educational support/tutoring companies) please download and complete the School Order Form below.

School Order Form | Healthcare Order Form


Product Details

Cogmed working memory training is the most scientifically validated cognitive intervention for working memory and attention deficits.  Working memory is key to the brain's processing capacity.  It is vital for concentration, reasoning, and learning. 

Cognitive neuroscience, combined with innovative computer game design and close professional support, enable Cogmed to deliver substantial and lasting benefits to clients.

Why Choose Cogmed?

Because Cogmed Works!

  • Based on strong scientific research; over 120 peer-reviewed studies support the efficacy of Cogmed.
  • 200,000+ users in 20+ countries have trained with Cogmed to improve their working memory and attention
  • Cogmed can be effective with a wide range of individuals with working memory deficits, including those born with a deficit or who acquired a deficit through brain injury or disease.
  • Cogmed works for children and adults


  • The Cogmed training algorithm adjusts the task complexity level for each exercise in real time keeping the user in their "training zone".
  • Clients are assisted by a Cogmed coach who leads the training, tracks results, and gives support and motivation
  • Variable training protocols allow coaches to assign training schedules that meet the needs to their clients
  • The Cogmed Islands persistent world builder incentive system provides additional motivation with a fun, engaging gamification mechanism
  • Cogmed coaches and users have online access to their own training results and progress status.
  • The web-based training application can be used on any internet enabled computer or tablet with a modern web browser.  Coaches can access the Cogmed Coaching Centre on any mobile device.

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