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Learning Disabilities

Learning disorders can have a big impact on a child’s development and participation in today’s world. In our previous article, we saw that children can benefit from cognitive training, specifically ...

Working Memory Training in Children

Could children benefit from working memory training? And even more interesting, could children with a delay in cognitive development benefit from working memory training?  In an earlier article, we already ...

Will cognitive training prevent, delay or cure dementia?

This question keeps neurologists and other professionals busy these days. Dementia is described as: “the loss of cognitive functioning to such an extent that it interferes with a person’s daily ...

What a professional athlete sees

A time ago we came across this video of Cristiano Ronaldo, put on youtube by “Ergoneers”. It might not be the most recent video anymore. But with a.o. the use ...

Reaction time: What is it and which factors are involved?

Reaction time is an important component in cognitive psychology. Reaction time in a nutshell, in a simple task, is the time between a stimulus and a response. When explaining it ...

Decision-making under stress

We already looked at the domains of information processing, cognitive load, and the effect of cognitive fatigue on performance. Stress is a huge factor involved in these processes and therefore ...

Translating combination training to everyday functioning

Everyday functioning requires multi-component cognition. It is impossible to find daily tasks with total isolation of a single cognitive function. For example, a football player is performing at their peak ...

Cognitive mapping: Introduction and its role in creating neural networks assisting in group training

Introduction to cognitive mapping and the associated neural networks Since the 70s, ongoing hypotheses, theories, and evidence are supporting the knowledge and application of the Cognitive map theory. The initial ...

Action Intelligence: The art of replacing impulses with actions based on reasoning

In day-to-day life, people can perform most of their tasks on autopilot (e.g., cycling, walking, writing, etc.). On the other hand, our article “Cognitive Load Theory: How does it impact ...

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