|Product Studied||BrainWare SAFARI|
|Subjects||35 Iranian children, ages 7 to 12, native Persian speakers, with reading difficulties.|
|Usage||BrainWare SAFARI was used 5 sessions per week, 50-60 minutes per session, 6 weeks|
|Assessment||Raven's Progressive Matrices, test of Reading Words and Reading Pseudowords.|
SUMMARY OF FINDINGS
Yekta S., M., Lotfi S., Rostami R. , Azari S., M & Ayazi M. "Neuroscience-Based Visual-Spatial Working Memory Training and its Transfer Effects on the Attention of Dyslexic Children." AWERProcedia Information Technology & Computer Science. [Online]. 2013, 04, pp 973-978.
Shookoohi-Yekta, M., Lotfi, Sl, Rostami, R., Mohamed-Yeganeh, N., Khodabandehlou, Y. & Habibnezhad, M. "BrainTraining by BrainWare Safari: The Transfer Effects on the Visual-Spatial Working Memory of Students with Reading Problems." AWERProcedia Information Technology & Computer Science [Online]. 2013, 04, pp1046-1052.
As reported in two articles, the study showed increases in memory and attention in students diagnosed with reading difficulties. The experimental group showed training effects on non-trained tests as well as transfer effect to visual-auditory sustained attention, visual-auditory vigilance/speed, and hyperactivity after training, providing further evidence for shared processes between working memory, attention and reading.
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