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
Age range:
Qualification level:
Completion time:
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
Other languages:
Guidance on using this program in your telepractice


Unlimited use, annual site licenses are available for both publicly-funded institutions and organizations as well as privately-funded practices. Cogmed is also offered in a single-use license:

Single use:
$300 (expires one year after purchase)

Site license for publicly-funded institutions (schools, hospitals,...):
$1,500/year (Maximum 3 coaches)

Site license for privately-funded practices:
$1,000/year (1 coach)

To order, please download the Cogmed Order Form or contact an Assessment and Technology Consultant for your region

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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.

Updated in 2020, Cogmed's exciting web-based platform has a streamlined workflow with an engaging, 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.

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 (is there a minimum screen size we should indicate?).  Coaches can access the Cogmed Coaching Centre on any mobile device.

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