New peer-reviewed study on the effectiveness of the CogniFit brain training in unipolar and bipolar disorde
New peer-reviewed study on the effectiveness of the CogniFit brain training in unipolar and bipolar disorder.
The study was published in the journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience and can be found here.
Patients with unipolar depressive disorder and in the depressive phase of bipolar disorder often manifest psychological distress and cognitive deficits, notably in Executive Control.
The researchers used the CogniFit cognitive training in an attempt to reduce psychological affliction, improve everyday coping and cognitive function. Using an intervention group and and a control group, the team found improvements Executive Control in the intervention group using CogniFit.
Results also showed that patients in the intervention group were reporting fewer cognitive failures, fewer dysexecutive incidents and less difficulty in everyday coping. This group had also improved significantly on the six Executive Control tests and on the Global Executive Control score in contrast with the other group.