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Cognitive Enhancement Technologies
Tools developed to solve problems or difficulties with the cognitive functions closely linked to the function of the neuronal networks in the brain.
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The Brain Trainers|New York Times

The Brain Trainers|New York Times | Cognitive Enhancement Technologies |

 "Unlike traditional tutoring services that seek to help students master a subject, brain training purports to enhance comprehension and the ability to analyze and mentally manipulate concepts, images, sounds and instructions. In a word, it seeks to make students smarter...Those results are achieved, the companies say, by repurposing cognitive tasks initially developed by psychologists as tests of mental abilities. With technical names like the antisaccade, the N-back and the complex working memory span task, the exercises are dressed up as games that become increasingly difficult as students gain mastery."

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Cogmed Working Memory Training

Cogmed Working Memory Training | Cognitive Enhancement Technologies |
Cogmed Working Memory Training is built around three age-specific software applications Each program is proven to improve working memory and strengthen executive functions.
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