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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Alternative Treatments

Are neurofeedback and working memory training effective alternative treatments for ADHD? continued...

Working Memory Training (COGMED)

Many people with ADHD have trouble with working memory. That’s remembering information and doing things with it over a short amount of time. Using computer programs to do brain training seems to help people improve their ability to concentrate, control impulsive behaviors, and improve problem-solving skills. Several studies seem to point to some programs making a difference over the short term. But other studies suggest that maybe only visual memory skills can be improved.

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Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari, MD on May 25, 2015
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