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Memory Exercises

Memory Exercises app was designed to help improve and maintain short-term memory, attention, processing speed, and working memory of those adults who are either challenged due to the aging process or have been diagnosed with mild dementia, or suffered from a stroke and other related brain injuries

Memory Exercises app was designed to help improve and maintain short-term memory, attention, processing speed, and working memory of those adults who are either challenged due to the aging process or have been diagnosed with mild dementia, or suffered from a stroke and other related brain injuries

Memory Exercises

by Virtual Speech Center Inc.
Memory Exercises
Memory Exercises
Memory Exercises

What is it about?

Memory Exercises app was designed to help improve and maintain short-term memory, attention, processing speed, and working memory of those adults who are either challenged due to the aging process or have been diagnosed with mild dementia, or suffered from a stroke and other related brain injuries.

Memory Exercises

App Details

Version
2.0
Rating
NA
Size
82Mb
Genre
Medical Education
Last updated
November 24, 2015
Release date
September 21, 2015
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App Store Description

Memory Exercises app was designed to help improve and maintain short-term memory, attention, processing speed, and working memory of those adults who are either challenged due to the aging process or have been diagnosed with mild dementia, or suffered from a stroke and other related brain injuries.

The app includes a variety of tasks that use auditory and visual processing of written and pictorial stimuli. These functional tasks such as, visual/auditory recall of written and picture-based information, delayed recall, and retrieval strategies are geared toward day to day activities. Also, the app has multiple levels for each task that can be used for challenging cognitive flexibility and mental agility of clients based on the literature available on evidence-based practice (e.g., Moro et al., 2012; Olchik et al., 2013)

Memory Exercises app includes the following tasks:

Visual recall of scenes
Visual recall of objects
Visual/auditory recall of written words and sentences
Auditory recall of paragraphs
Recall of personal information
Recall of recent information
Matching memory card game

Memory Exercises app is easy to navigate and allows users to employ several tools to perform the following tasks:

• Enter multiple clients
• Change settings and use randomization
• Adjust delay of stimuli and time of presentation
• Select different types of background noise
• Track correct and incorrect responses
• E-mail and print results at the end of the session

References:
Moro, V., Condoleo, M.T., Sala, F., Pemigo, S., Moretto, G., & Gambina, G. (2012). Cognitive stimulation in MCI: An experimental study. American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and other Dementias, 27, 2, 121-130.

Olchik, M.R., Farina, J., Steibel, N., Teixeira, A.R. & Yassuda, M.S. (2013). Memory training (MT) in mild cognitive impairment (MCI) generates change in cognitive performance. Archives of Geriatrics and Gerontology and Geriatrics, 56, 3, 442-447.