Information for Researchers

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For your reference, below is a list (organized by subject population) of completed studies in which one or more BrainHQ exercises were used as an intervention.

ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER (ADHD)

  • Mishra J, Merzenich M, Sagar R. Accessible online neuroplasticity-targeted training for children with ADHD. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health. 2013 Nov 14;7:38.
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BI-POLAR DISORDER

  • Grimm G, Gill S et al. Web-based cognitive training in veterans with Bi-polar Disorder: A pilot study. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology. 2013;28(6):B-33. (Poster presentation)

COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT IN HEART FAILURE

  • Athilingam P, Edwards JD et al. Computerized auditory cognitive training to improve cognition and functional outcomes in patients with heart failure: Results of a pilot study. Heart & Lung. 2015 Mar-Apr;44(2):120-8.
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  • Ellis ML, Edwards JD et al. Effects of cognitive speed of processing training among older adults with heart failure. Journal of Aging and Health. 2014 Jun;26(4):600-615
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  • Pressler SJ, Therrien B et al. Nurse-enhanced memory intervention in heart failure: The MEMOIR study. Journal of Cardiac Failure. 2011;17(10):832-43.
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  • Pressler SJ, Martineau A et al. Healthcare resource use among heart failure patients in a randomized pilot study of a cognitive training intervention. Heart Lung. 2013 Sep-Oct;42(5):332-8.
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  • Pressler SJ, Titler M, Koelling TM, et al. Nurse-enhanced computerized cognitive training increases serum brain-derived neurotropic factor levels and improves working memory in heart failure. Journal of Cardiac Failure. 2015;21(8):630-641.
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CHEMOTHERAPY-RELATED COGNITIVE DECLINE

  • Von Ah D, Carpenter JS et al. Advanced cognitive training for breast cancer survivors: a randomized controlled trial. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. 2012 Oct;135(3):799-809.
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  • Kim SJ, Stasio C, Spina LM, Tinker DE, Mahncke HW. Enhanced quality of life in individuals with “chemobrain” after using a brain-plasticity-based training program. Psycho-Oncology. 2008;17:S96 (Poster presentation)

DEPRESSIVE SYMPTOMS

  • Morimoto SS, Wexler, BE et al. Neuroplasticity-based computerized cognitive remediation for treatment-resistant geriatric depression. Nature Communications. 2014 Aug 5;5:4579.
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  • Wolinsky FD, Mahncke HW et al. The ACTIVE cognitive training interventions and the onset of and recovery from suspected clinical depression. Journals of Gerontology Series B. 2009 Sep;64B(5):577-585.
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  • Wolinsky FD, Vander Weg MW et al. The effect of speed-of-processing training on depressive symptoms in ACTIVE. Journals of Gerontology Series A. 2009 Apr;64A(4):468-472.
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  • Wolinsky FD, Vander Weg MW et al. The effect of cognitive speed of processing training on the development of additional IADL difficulties and the reduction of depressive symptoms: Results from the IHAMS randomized controlled trial. Journal of Aging and Health. 2015 Mar;27(2):334-54.
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HEALTHY ADULTS/HEALTHY AGING

  • Anderson S, White-Schwoch T, Choi HJ, Kraus N. Training changes processing of speech cues in older adults with hearing loss. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience. 2013 Nov 28;7:97.
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  • Anderson S, White-Schwoch T, Choi HJ, Kraus N. Partial maintenance of auditory-based cognitive training benefits in older adults. Neuropsychologia. 214 Sep;62:286-96.
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  • Anderson S, White-Schwoch T, Parbery-Clark A, Kraus N. Reversal of age-related neural timing delays with training. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 2013 Mar 12;110(11): 357-62.
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  • Ball, KK, Beard BL et al. Age and visual search: Expanding the useful field of view. Journal of the Optical Society of America A. 1988 Dec;5(12):2210-9.
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  • Ball, KK, Berch DB et al. Effects of cognitive training interventions with older adults: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of the American Medical Association. 2002 Nov 13;288(18):2271-81.
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  • Ball KK, Edwards JD, Ross LA. The impact of speed of processing training on cognitive and everyday functions. Journals of Gerontology B. 2007 Jun;62 Spec No 1:19-31.
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  • Ball KK, Edwards JD et al. Cognitive training decreases motor vehicle collision involvement of older drivers. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2010 Nov;58(11):2107-13.
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  • Ball KK, Owsley C. The useful field of view test: A new technique for evaluating age-related declines in visual function. Journal of the American Optometric Association. 1993 Jan;64(1):71-9.
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  • Ball KK, Owsley C et al. Visual attention problems as a predictor of vehicle crashes in older drivers. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science. 1993 Oct;34(11):3110-23.
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  • Ball KK, Roenker DL et al. Can high-risk older drivers be identified through performance-based measures in a Department of Motor Vehicles setting? Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2006 Jan;54(1):77-84.
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  • Ball KK, Ross LA, Roth DL, Edwards JD. Speed of processing training in the ACTIVE study: How much is needed and who benefits? Journal of Aging and Health. 2013 Dec;25(8 Suppl):65S-84S.
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  • Bamidis PD, Fissler P, Papageorgiou SG, et al. Gains in cognition through combined cognitive and physical training: the role of training dosage and severity of neurocognitive disorder. Front Aging Neurosci. 2015;7. doi:10.3389/fnagi.2015.00152.
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  • Belchior P, Marsiske M et al. Video game training to improve selective visual attention in older adults. Computers in Human Behavior. 2013 Jul1;29(4):1318-1324.
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  • Berry AS, Zanto TP et al. The influence of perceptual training on working memory in older adults. PLoS One. 2010 Jul 14;5(7):e11537.
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  • Broman AT, West SK et al. Divided visual attention as a predictor of bumping while walking: The Salisbury Eye Evaluation. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science. 2004 Sep;45(9):2955-60.
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  • Clark DO, Xu H, Unverzagt FW, Hendrie H. Does targeted cognitive training reduce educational disparities in cognitive function among cognitively normal older adults? Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. January 2015
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  • Clay OJ, Wadley VG et al. Cumulative meta-analysis of the relationship between useful field of view and driving performance in older adults: Current and future implications. Optometry and Vision Science. 2005 Aug;82(8):724-31.
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  • Edwards JD, Delahunt PB, Mahncke HW. Cognitive speed of processing delays driving cessation. Journals of Gerontology A. 2009 Dec;64(12):1262-7.
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  • Edwards JD, Myers C et al. The longitudinal impact of cognitive speed of processing training on driving mobility. The Gerontologist. 2009 Aug;49(4):485-94.
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  • Edwards JD, Wadley VG et al. Transfer of a speed of processing intervention to near and far cognitive functions. Gerontology. 2002 Sep-Oct;48(5):329-40.
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  • Edwards JD, Wadley VG et al. The impact of speed of processing training on cognitive and everyday performance. Aging and Mental Health. 2005 May;9(3):262-271.
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  • Elliott AF, O’Connor ML, Edwards JD. Cognitive speed of processing training in older adults with visual impairments. Ophthalmic & Physiological Optics. 2014 Sep;34(5):509-18.
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  • Frantzidis CA, Ladas AK et al. Cognitive and physical training for the elderly: Evaluating outcome efficacy by means of neurophysiological synchronization. International Journal of Psychophysiology. 2014 Jul;93(1):1-11.
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  • Goode KT, Ball KK et al. Useful field of view and other neurocognitive indicators of crash risk in older adults. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings. 1998 Dec;5(4):425-40.
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  • Jobe JB, Smith DM et al. ACTIVE: A cognitive intervention trial to promote independence in older adults. Controlled Clinical Trials 2001;22:453-79.
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  • Kelly ME, Loughrey D et al. The impact of cognitive training and mental stimulation on cognitive and everyday functioning of healthy older adults: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Ageing Research Reviews. 2014 May;15:28-43.
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  • Kraus N. Biological impact of music and software-based auditory training. Journal of Communication Disorders. 2012 Nov;45(6):403-410.
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  • Kraus N, Anderson S. In older adults, the brain can still be trained to hear in noise. The Hearing Journal. 2013 May;66(5):32.
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  • Kraus N, Anderson S. Better speech processing in smaller amplitudes. The Hearing Journal. 2014 Mar;67(3):48.
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  • Kueider AM, Parisi JM, Gross AL, Rebok GW. Computerized cognitive training with older adults: A systematic review. PLoS One. 2012 Jul 11;7(7):e40588.
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  • Leung NTY, Tam HMK et al. Neural plastic effects of cognitive training on aging brain. Neural Plasticity. Article ID 535618, in press.
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  • Mahncke HW, Bronstone A, Merzenich MM. Brain plasticity and functional losses in the aged: Scientific bases for a novel intervention. Progress in Brain Research. 2006;157:81-109.
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  • Mahncke HW, Connor BB et al. Memory enhancement in healthy older adults using a brain plasticity-based training program: A randomized, controlled study. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 2006 Aug 15;103(33):12523-8.
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  • Merzenich MM, Van Vleet TM, Nahum M. Brain plasticity-based therapeutics. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 2014 Jun 27;8:385.
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  • Mishra J, Rolle C, Gazzaley A. Neural plasticity underlying visual perceptual learning in aging. Brain Research. 2014 Sep 8. Epub ahead of print.
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  • Mishra J, Gazzaley A. Cross-species approaches to cognitive neuroplasticity research. NeuroImage. 2016. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.09.002.
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  • O’Brien JL, Edward JD et al. Cognitive training and selective attention in the aging brain: An electrophysiological study. Clinical Neurophysiology. 2013 Nov;124(11):2198-208.
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  • O’Connor ML, Hudak EM, Edwards JD. Cognitive speed of processing training can promote community mobility among older adults: A brief review. Journal of Aging Research. 2011;2011:430802.
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  • Owsley C, Ball KK et al. Visual/cognitive correlates of vehicle accidents in older drivers. Psychology and Aging. 1991;6(3):403-15.
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  • Owsley C, Ball KK et al. Visual processing impairment and risk of motor vehicle crash among older adults. Journal of the American Medical Association. 1998 Apr 8; 279(14): 1083-8.
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  • Owsley C, McGwin Jr G, Ball KK. Vision impairment, eye disease, and injurious motor vehicle crashes in the elderly. Ophthalmic Epidemiology. 1998;5(2):101-13.
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  • Owsley C, McGwin Jr G. Association between visual attention and mobility in older adults. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2004;52:1901-6.
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  • Pietras TA, Shi Q, Lee JD, Rizzo M. Traffic-entry behavior and crash risk for older drivers with impairment of selective attention. Perceptual and Motor Skills. 2006;102:632-44.
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  • Rebok GW, Ball KK et al. Ten-year effects of the Advanced Cognitive Training for Independent and Vital Elderly cognitive training trial on cognition and everyday functioning in older adults. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2014 Jan;62(1):16-24.
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  • Roenker DL, Cissell GM et al. Speed-of-processing and driving simulator training result in improved driving performance. Human Factors. 2003 Summer;45(2):218-33.
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  • Ross L, Vance D et al. Translating laboratory measures to real-world outcomes: Application of the UFOV test in an insurance company setting. Proceedings of the Sixth International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment, Training, and Vehicle Design. 2011:270-276.
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  • Ross LA, Edwards JD, O’Connor ML, Ball KK, Wadley VG, Vance DE. The transfer of cognitive speed of processing training to older adults’ driving mobility across 5 years. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2016;71(1):87-97
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  • Rubin GS, Ng ESW et al. A prospective, population-based study of the role of visual impairment in motor vehicle crashes among older drivers: The SEE study. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science. 2007 Apr;48(4):1483-91.
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  • Scalf PE, Colcombe SJ et al. The neural correlates of an expanded functional field of view. Journals of Gerontology B. 2007 Jun;62 Spec No 1:32-44.
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  • Sekuler AB, Bennett PJ, Mamelak M. Effects of aging on the useful field of view. Experimental Aging Research. 2000;26:103-20.
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  • Shah T, Verdile G et al. A combination of physical activity and computerized brain training improves verbal memory and increases cerebral glucose metabolism in the elderly. Translational Psychiatry. 2014 Dec 2;4:e487.
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  • Sims RV, McGwin Jr G et al. Exploratory study of incident vehicle crashes among older drivers. Journal of Gerontology Series A. 2000 Jan;55(1):M22-7.
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  • Sims RV, Owsley C et al. A preliminary assessment of the medical and functional factors associated with vehicle crashes by older adults. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 1998 May;46(5):556-61.
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  • Smith GE, Housen P et al. A cognitive training program based on principles of brain plasticity: Results from the Improvement in Memory with Plasticity-based Adaptive Cognitive Training (IMPACT) Study. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2009 Apr;57(4):594-603.
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  • Smith-Ray RL, Hughes SL et al. Impact of cognitive training on balance and gait in older adults. Journals of Gerontology B. 2013 Nov 5. Epub ahead of print.
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  • Smith-Ray RL, Makowski-Woidan B, Hughes SL. A randomized trial to measure the impact of a community-based cognitive training intervention on balance and gait in cognitively intact black older adults. Health Education & Behavior. 2014 Oct;41 (1 Suppl):62S-9S.
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  • Staplin L, Gish KW, Wagner EK. MaryPODS revisited: Updated crash analysis and implications for screening program implementation. Journal of Safety Research. 2003;34:389-97.
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  • Strenziok M, Parasuraman R et al. Neurocognitive enhancement in older adults: Comparison of three cognitive training tasks to test a hypothesis of training transfer in brain connectivity. NeuroImage. 2014 Jan 15;85 Pt 3:1027-39.
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  • Van Vleet TM, Hoang-duc AK, DeGutis J, Robertson LC. Modulation of non-spatial attention and the global/local processing bias. Neuropsychologia. 2011 Feb;49(3):352-359.
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  • Vance DE. The emerging role of cognitive remediation therapy. Activities, Adaptation & Aging. 2009; 33(1): 17-30.
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  • Vance DE. Speed of processing in older adults: A cognitive overview for nursing. Journal of Neuroscience Nursing. 2009 Dec;41(6):290-7.
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  • Vance DE, Ball KK et al. Predictors of falling in older Maryland drivers: A structural-equation model. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity. 2006:14;254-69.
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  • Vance DE, McNees P, Meneses K. Technology, cognitive remediation, and nursing: Directions for successful cognitive aging. Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2009 Feb;35(2):50-6.
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  • Vance D, Wadley V et al. The Accelerate Study: The longitudinal effect of speed of processing training on cognitive performance of older adults. Rehabilitation Psychology. 2007;52(1):89-96.
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  • Vance DE, Webb NM, et al. Mental stimulation, neural plasticity, and aging: Directions for nursing research and practice. Journal of Neuroscience Nursing. 2008 Aug;40(4):241-9.
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  • Vance DE, Wright MA. Positive and negative neuroplasticity: Implications for age-related cognitive declines. Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2009 Jun;35(6):11-7.
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  • Willis SL, Tennstedt SL, et al. Long-term effects of cognitive training on everyday functional outcomes in older adults. Journal of the American Medical Associaton. 2006 Dec 20;296(23):2805-14.
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  • Wolinsky FD, Mahncke HW et al. The ACTIVE cognitive training trial and predicted medical expenditures. BMC Health Services Research. 2009 Jun 29;9:109.
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  • Wolinsky FD, Mahncke HW et al. Speed of processing training protects self-rated health in older adults: Enduring effects observed in the multi-site ACTIVE randomized controlled trial. International Psychogeriatrics. 2010 May; 22(3): 470-8.
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  • Wolinsky FD, Unverzagt FW et al. The effects of the ACTIVE cognitive training trial on clinically relevant declines in health-related quality of life. Journals of Gerontology B. 2006 Sep;61(5):S281-7.
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  • Wolinsky FD, Unverzagt FW et al. The ACTIVE cognitive training trial and health-related quality of life: Protection that lasts for 5 years. Journals of Gerontology A. 2006 Dec;61(12):1324-9.
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  • Wolinsky FD, Vander Weg MW et al. Does cognitive training improve internal locus of control among older adults? Journals of Gerontology B. 2010 Sep;65(5):591-8.
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  • Wolinsky FD, Vander Weg MW et al. Interim analyses from a randomized controlled trial to improve visual processing speed in older adults: the Iowa Healthy and Active Minds Study. BMJ Open. 2011 Nov 21;1(2):e000225.
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  • Wolinsky FD, Vander Weg MW et al. A randomized controlled trial of cognitive training using a visual speed of processing intervention in middle aged and older adults. PLoS One. 2013 May 1; 8(5): e61624.
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  • Zelinski EM, Dalton SE, Smith GE. Consumer-based brain fitness programs. In Hartman-Stein PE and La Rue A, eds. Enhancing Cognitive Fitness in Adults: A Guide to the Use and Development of Community-Based Programs. Springer;2011:45-66.
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  • Zelinski EM, Peters KD et al. Evaluating the relationship between change in performance on training tasks and on untrained outcomes. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 2014 Aug 13;8:617
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  • Zelinski EM, Spina LM et al. Improvement in Memory with Plasticity-Based Adaptive Cognitive Training: Results of the 3-month follow-up. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2011 Feb;59(2):258-65.
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HEART FAILURE

  • Athilingam P, Edwards JD, Valdes EG, Ji M, Guglin M. Computerized auditory cognitive training to improve cognition and functional outcomes in patients with heart failure: Results of a pilot study. Heart & Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care. 2015;44(2):120-128
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HIV-RELATED COGNITIVE DECLINE

  • Cody SL, Fazeli P, Vance DE. Feasibility of a home-based speed of processing training program in middle-aged and older adults with HIV. J Neurosci Nurs. 2015;47(4):247-254.
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  • Kaur J, Dodson JE, Steadman L, Vance DE. Predictors of improvement following speed of processing training in middle-aged and older adults with HIV: A pilot study. Journal of Neuroscience Nursing. 2014 Feb;46(1):23-33.
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  • Vance DE, Fazeli PL et al. Speed of processing training with middle-age and older adults with HIV: A pilot study. Journal of the Association of Nurses in Aids Care. 2012 Nov-Dec;23(6):500-10.
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MILD COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT (MCI)

  • Barnes DE, Yaffe K et al. Computer-based cognitive training for mild cognitive impairment: Results from a pilot randomized, controlled trial. Alzheimer Disease and Associated Disorders. 2009 Jul-Sep;23(3):205-10.
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  • Gooding AL, Choi J, Fiszdon JM, et al. Comparing three methods of computerised cognitive training for older adults with subclinical cognitive decline. Neuropsychological rehabilitation. 2015:1-12.
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  • Li H, Li J et al. Cognitive intervention for persons with mild cognitive impairment: A meta-analysis. Ageing Research Reviews. 2011 Apr;10(2):285-96.
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  • Rosen AC, Sugiura L et al. Cognitive training changes hippocampal function in mild cognitive impairment: A pilot study. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. 2011;26 Suppl 3:349-57.
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  • Styliadis C, Kartsidis P et al. Neuroplastic effects of combined computerized physical and cognitive training in elderly individuals at risk for dementia: An eLORETA controlled study on resting states. Neural Plasticity. 2015;2015 Article ID 172192.
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MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

  • Badenes D, Garolera M et al. Driving competencies and neuropsychological factors associated to driving counseling in multiple sclerosis. Journal of International Neuropsychology. 2014 May;20(5):555-65.
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  • Charvet L, Amelia M et al. Plasticity-based cognitive remediation in multiple sclerosis (MS). Neurology 2014 Apr; 82(10 Supple): 3.134. (Poster presentation)
  • Schultheis MT, Garay E, DeLuca J. The influence of cognitive impairment on driving performance in multiple sclerosis. Neurology. 2001;56:1089-94.
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  • Shawaryn MA, Schultheis MT et al. Assessing functional status: Exploring the relationship between the multiple sclerosis functional composite and driving. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2002; 83: 1123-9.
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PARKINSON’S DISEASE

  • Chou KL, Cronin-Golomb A. Feeling the need…the need for speed (of processing training) in Parkinson disease. Neurology. 2013 Oct 8;81(15):1278-9.
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  • Classen S, McCarthy DP et al. Useful field of view as a reliable screening measure of driving performance in people with Parkinson’s disease: Results of a pilot study. Traffic Injury Prevention. 2009; 10(6): 593-98.
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  • Edwards JD, Hauser RA et al. Randomized trial of cognitive speed of processing training in Parkinson disease. Neurology. 2013 Oct 8;81(15):1284-90.
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SCHIZOPHRENIA

  • Adcock RA, Dale C et al. When top-down meets bottom-up: Auditory training enhances verbal memory in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Bulletin. 2009 Nov;35(6):1132-41.
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  • Ahmed AO, Hunter KM, Goodrum NM, et al. A randomized study of cognitive remediation for forensic and mental health patients with schizophrenia. Journal of Psychiatric Research. 2015.
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  • Bell, MD, Choi KH, Cyer C, Wexler BE. Benefits of cognitive remediation and supported employment for schizophrenia patients with poor community functioning. Psychiatric Services. 2014 Apr;65(4):469-475.
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  • Bell, MD, Zito W, Grieg T, Wexler BE. Neurocognitive enhancement therapy with vocational services: Work outcomes at two-year follow-up. Schizophrenia Research. 2008 Oct;105(1-3):18-29.
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  • Dodell-Feder D, Tully LM, Hooker CI. Social impairment in schizophrenia: New approaches for treating a persistent problem. Current Opinion in Psychiatry. 2015 May;28(3):236-42.
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  • Fisher M, Loewy R et al. Cognitive interventions targeting brain plasticity in the prodromal and early phases of schizophrenia. Annual Review of Clinical Psychology. 2013;9:435-63.
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  • Fisher M, Loewy R et al. Neuroplasticity-based auditory training via laptop computer improves cognition in young individuals with recent onset schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Bulletin. 2015 Jan;41(1):250-8.
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  • Fisher M, Holland C, Merzenich MM, Vinogradov S. Using neuroplasticity-based auditory training to improve verbal memory in schizophrenia. American Journal of Psychiatry. 2009 Jul;166(7):805-11.
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  • Fisher M, Holland C, Subramaniam K, Vinogradov S. Neuroplasticity-based cognitive training in schizophrenia: An interim report on the effects 6 months later. Schizophrenia Bulletin. 2010 Jul;36(4):869-79.
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  • Fisher M, Mellon SH, Wolkowitz O, Vinogradov S. Neuroscience-informed auditory training in schizophrenia: A final report of the effects on cognition and serum brain-derived neurotrophic factor. Schizophrenia Research: Cognition. 2016;3:1-7
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  • Green, MF. New possibilities in cognition enhancement for schizophrenia. 2009 Jul;166(7):749-52.
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  • Grieg TC, Zito W et al. Improved cognitive function in schizophrenia after one year of cognitive training and vocational services. Schizophrenia Research. 2007 Nov;96(1-3):156-61.
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  • Hooker CI, Bruce L et al. Neural activity during emotion recognition after combined cognitive plus social cognitive training in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research. 2012 Aug;139(1-3):53-9.
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  • Hooker CI, Bruce L et al. The influence of combined cognitive plus social-cognitive training on amygdala response during face emotion recognition in schizophrenia. Psychiatry Research. 2013 Aug 30;213(2):99-107.
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  • Keefe RSE, Vinogradov S et al. Feasibility and pilot efficacy results from the multisite Cognitive Remediation in the Schizophrenia Trials Network (CRSTN) randomized control trial. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. 2012 Jul;73(7):1016-1022.
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  • Merzenich MM, Van Vleet TM, Nahum M. Brain plasticity-based therapeutics. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 2014 Jun 27;8:385.
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  • Nahum M, Fisher M et al. A novel, online social cognitive training program for young adults with schizophrenia: A pilot study. Schizophrenia Research Cognition. 2014 Mar 1;1(1):e11-e19.
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  • Panizzutti R, Hamilton SP, Vinogradov S. Genetic correlate of cognitive training response in schizophrenia. Neuropharmacology. 2013;64:264-7.
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  • Popov T, Jordanov T et al. Specific cognitive training normalized auditory sensory gating in schizophrenia: A randomized trial. Biological Psychiatry. 2011 Mar 1;69(5):465-71.
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  • Popov T, Rockstroh B et al. Adjusting brain dynamics in schizophrenia by means of perceptual and cognitive training. PLoS One. 2012;7(7):e39051.
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  • Popov TG, Carolus A, Schubring D, Popova P, Miller GA, Rockstroh BS. Targeted training modifies oscillatory brain activity in schizophrenia patients. NeuroImage: Clinical. 2015;7:807-814.
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  • Sacks S, Fisher M et al. Combining computerized social cognitive training with neuroplasticity-based auditory training in schizophrenia. Clinical Schizophrenia & Related Psychoses. 2013 Summer;7(2):78-86A.
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  • Subramaniam K, Luks TL et al. Computerized cognitive training restores neural activity within the reality monitoring network in schizophrenia. Neuron. 2012 Feb 23;73:842-853.
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  • Subramaniam K, Luks TL et al. Intensive cognitive training in schizophrenia enhances working memory and associated prefrontal cortical efficiency in a manner that drives long-term functional gains. NeuroImage. 2014 Oct 1;99:281-92.
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  • Surti TS, Corbera S, Bella MD, Wexler BE. Successful computer-based visual training specifically predicts visual memory enhancement over verbal memory improvement in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research. 2011 Nov;132(2-3):131-4.
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  • Vinogradov S, Fisher M et al. Is serum brain-derived neurotrophic factor a biomarker for cognitive enhancement in schizophrenia? Biological Psychiatry. 2009 Sep 15;66(6):549-53.
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  • Vinogradov S, Fisher M et al. The cognitive cost of anticholinergic burden: Decreased response to cognitive training in schizophrenia. American Journal of Psychiatry. 2009 Sep;166(9):1055-62.
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STROKE

  • Chen C-X, Mao R-H, Li S-X, Zhao Y-N, Zhang M. Effect of visual training on cognitive function in stroke patients. International Journal of Nursing Sciences. 2015. January 13, 2016.
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  • DeGutis JM and VanVleet TM. Tonic and phasic alertness training: a novel behavioral therapy to improve spatial and non-spatial attention in patients with hemispatial neglect. Frontiers of Human Neuroscience. 2010 Aug 24;4.
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  • Merzenich MM, Van Vleet TM, Nahum M. Brain plasticity-based therapeutics. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 2014 Jun 27;8:385.
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  • VanVleet TM and DeGutis JF. Cross-training in hemispatial neglect: Auditory sustained attention training ameliorates visual attention deficits. Cortex. 2013 Mar;49(3):679-90.
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TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY (TBI)

  • Lebowitz MS, Dams-O’Connor K, Cator JB. Feasibility of computerized brain plasticity-based cognitive training after traumatic brain injury. Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development. 2012;49(10):1547-56.
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  • Voelbel CA et al. C-40 Computerized neuroplasticity training increases processing speed of verbal information: A pilot study of adults with traumatic brain injury. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology. 2014 Sep;29(6):589. (Poster presentation)