Results of Group-Based Memory Enhancement Program

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In the Spring of 2017 COGx introduced group-based memory enhancement program for high school students at Walt Whitman High School. Every student made significant gains, which they testified through in their surveys and validated through a clinical cognitive evaluation. This fall the COGx memory programs will expand to include more students and teams from various schools.

COGx Founder Presents in World Government Summit (Dubai)

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Dubai hosted the fifth annual World Government Summit in February of this year. The event included over 4,000 guests with government officials representing over 140 countries from around the world. COGx Founder & Executive Director, Javier Arguello, was invited to speak on the role cognitive science in modernizing education as a special guest of the World Bank for the World …

Why Online Cognitive Training is Ineffective

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If you are serious about enhancing cognition, you must consider which program modality (on line versus in person) is right for you. How do you select between two different choices?  Consider the following factors in your decision: 1. DEFINING BASELINES & MEASURING GAINS CLINICALLY: An independent, clinical, and scientific cognitive skills assessment should be conducted before starting a cognitive training program. This defines a …

COGx & Middle East Psychological Association Conference

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While the effects of emotion on cognition and learning are widely known, it is important to identify how emotional and behavioral challenges can be driven by the student’s unique cognitive profile. In many cases, a specific weakness in cognition is the root cause provoking an adverse effect on emotion and behavior. These cases are quite common and most likely to …

COGx Expands Presence in the Middle East

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In 2015 we decided to identify one region in the world where we thought COGx could have the greatest impact. We chose the Middle East with a concerted effort to identify strategic partners. Several countries in the region possess a unique combination of financial resources, leadership and vision alongside a strong commitment to develop their citizens’ educational capacity. We have found …

COGx receives TEDCO funding for innovation in education

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TEDCO is a venture capital fund managed by the State of Maryland. It’s technology fund’s purpose is to identify the state’s most promising companies which are pioneers in innovation and are offering promising services with the potential for scale through technology. The process for funding is rigorous and competitive as it’s a strong signal of support in identifying already successful companies …

Exercise & Brain Function

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  Our brains respond to stimulation much like our muscles do, while inactivity causes gradual decay in both.  However, in addition to improving your physical fitness when you exercise your body, you also provoke neural activity in the brain that improves cognitive abilities.  Therefore, exercise improves physical and mental fitness.  Exercise, specifically aerobic activity, affects brain function in many ways.  …