Research Study

The Belin-Blank Center Assessment and Counseling Clinic and Pearson’s Center for College and Career Success are pleased to invite parents of students who have a diagnosis ADHD to apply for participation in a study examining Cogmed Working Memory Training. Students should be within the ages of 7 to 15 can have an identified high ability in one or more talent domain (i.e., through scores on an ability and/or achievement test), but this is not required. The training protocol is 50 minutes per day, five days per week, for the duration of five weeks (25 50-minute sessions).

The purpose of this research study is to evaluate the effectiveness of the Cogmed Working Memory Training program as an intervention for gifted and talented students who also have ADHD. Individuals will be compensated $30 for participation.  Interested families are encouraged to contact Megan Foley Nicpon (319) 335-5575 or We look forward to hearing from you!

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