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Scientific Learning Corporation Patents
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Scientific Learning Corporation
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Oakland, CA
No. of patents:
37
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8137106 Method for improving spelling and sensitivity to letter-sound correspondences using spelling pat March 20, 2012
Methodologies for improving a student's phonemic awareness, decoding, spelling, oral and written comprehension are described herein. The method is embodied in a suite of twelve exercises operable on a computing device. The exercises are geared towards training of 1st and 2nd grade st
8109765 Intelligent tutoring feedback February 7, 2012
Methods and related computer program products, systems, and devices for providing intelligent feedback to a user based on audio input associated with a user reading a passage are disclosed. The method can include assessing a level of fluency of a user's reading of the sequence of words
8083523 Method for developing cognitive skills using spelling and word building on a computing device December 27, 2011
Methodologies for improving a student's phonemic awareness, decoding, spelling, oral and written comprehension are described herein. The method is embodied in a suite of twelve exercises operable on a computing device. The exercises are geared towards training of 1st and 2nd grade st
7933852 Method and apparatus for developing cognitive skills April 26, 2011
System and method for developing cognitive skills in a student, utilizing a computing device to present stimuli and to record responses. A stimulus may be graphically presented to the student via the computing device, and the student may be required to respond to the stimulus. A determin
7664717 Method and apparatus for building skills in accurate text comprehension and use of comprehension February 16, 2010
System and method for developing cognitive skills in a student, utilizing a computing device to present stimuli and to record responses. A stimulus may be graphically presented to the student via the computing device, and the student may be required to respond to the stimulus. A determin
7624013 Word competition models in voice recognition November 24, 2009
A system and method relate to voice recognition software, and more particularly to voice recognition tutoring software to assist in reading development.
7433819 Assessing fluency based on elapsed time October 7, 2008
A computer based method and related system, computer program product and device includes receiving audio input associated with a user reading a sequence of words and determining an approximate amount of time corresponding to an absence of input associated with an assessed word, after
7150630 Method and apparatus for automated training of language learning skills December 19, 2006
A computer program for execution on a computing device is provided to cross-train students in language development skills such as letter-word correspondence, word recognition, vocabulary, and sentence and paragraph comprehension. A set of programs provide an adaptive methodology for
7101185 Method and apparatus for automated training of language learning skills September 5, 2006
A computer program for execution on a computing device is provided to cross-train students in language development skills such as letter-word correspondence, word recognition, vocabulary, and sentence and paragraph comprehension. A set of programs provide an adaptive methodology for
7024398 Computer-implemented methods and apparatus for alleviating abnormal behaviors April 4, 2006
The invention described herein provides computer-implemented methods and systems for alleviating an abnormal behavior, such as a behavior associated with a fear, abnormal activity, or obsession. It has been found that behaviorally abnormal self-sustaining behaviors may be unlearned o
6986663 Method and apparatus for automated training of language learning skills January 17, 2006
A computer program for execution on a computing device is provided to cross-train students in language development skills such as letter-word correspondence, word recognition, vocabulary, and sentence and paragraph comprehension. A set of programs provide an adaptive methodology for
6669479 Method and apparatus for improved visual presentation of objects for visual processing December 30, 2003
A method and apparatus is disclosed that includes techniques for modifying visual information to improve the visual processing of a target object by a human subject in conjunction with the presentation of auditory information related to the target object. The techniques may include v
6629844 Method and apparatus for training of cognitive and memory systems in humans October 7, 2003
An apparatus and method for training the cognitive and memory systems in a subject is provided. The apparatus and method incorporates a number of different programs to be played by the subject. The programs artificially process selected portions of language elements, called phonemes, so
6599129 Method for adaptive training of short term memory and auditory/visual discrimination within a co July 29, 2003
A method for training of auditory and graphical discrimination in humans, and a human's short term memory, is provided within an animated game environment. The method provides a number of stimulus sets, each stimulus set having similar sounding phonemes associated with graphemes. Upon
6565359 Remote computer-implemented methods for cognitive and perceptual testing May 20, 2003
The present invention relates to a computer-implemented methods and apparatus for remote cognitive and/or perceptual testing using a computer network having a remote computer geographically separate from an administering computer. The remote cognitive and/or perceptual testing includ
6457362 Method and apparatus for diagnosing and remediating language-based learning impairments October 1, 2002
The present invention provides an improved method and apparatus for the identification and treatment of language perception problems in specific language impaired (SLI) individuals. The invention provides a method and apparatus for screening individuals for SLI and training individuals w
6409685 Method for improving motor control in an individual by sensory training June 25, 2002
A method and apparatus for implementing a training regimen which addresses motor control problems accompanied by sensory degradation. Accordingly, the training regimen is applicable to motor control disorders associated with a variety of different causes, including traumatic injury, dise
6358056 Method for adaptively training humans to discriminate between frequency sweeps common in spoken March 19, 2002
A method for adaptively training a human subject to process, and to distinguish between, similar acoustic events that are common in spoken language is provided. The method utilizes sequences of up/down frequency sweeps, of varying frequency and duration, and having varying inter stim
6349598 Method and apparatus for diagnosing and remediating language-based learning impairments February 26, 2002
The present invention provides an improved method and apparatus for the identification and treatment of language perception problems in specific language impaired (SLI) individuals. The invention provides a method and apparatus for screening individuals for SLI and training individuals w
6334777 Method for adaptively training humans to discriminate between frequency sweeps common in spoken January 1, 2002
A method for adaptively training a human subject to process, and to distinguish between, similar acoustic events that are common in spoken language is provided. The method utilizes sequences of up/down frequency sweeps, of varying frequency and duration, and having varying inter stim
6334776 Method and apparatus for training of auditory/visual discrimination using target and distractor January 1, 2002
An apparatus and method for training of auditory and graphical discrimination in humans is provided. The method and apparatus provides a number of stimulus sets, each stimulus set having a target phoneme, and associated grapheme, and a number of distractor phonemes, and associated gr
6280198 Remote computer implemented methods for cognitive testing August 28, 2001
The invention relates to a computer implemented method for remotely administering and monitoring cognitive tests on a person using a computer network having a remote computer and a remote administering computer. The computer-implemented method includes administering a set of baseline
6267733 Apparatus and methods for treating motor control and somatosensory perception deficits July 31, 2001
The present invention describes computer-implemented methods and apparatus for treating motor control and somatosensory perception deficits. The motor control and somatosensory perception deficits may have their genesis in a wide variety of issues ranging from injury, disease, or a gradu
6234979 Computerized method and device for remediating exaggerated sensory response in an individual wit May 22, 2001
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for implementing a training regimen which alleviates exaggerated sensory, perceptual, cognitive and/or emotional response problems. For example, in the aural domain, some autistic individuals are hypersensitive to one of the senses,
6234965 Methods and apparatus for improving biochemical based therapy in humans May 22, 2001
A computer-implemented method for improving biochemical-based therapy, or other forms of therapy such as surgery or radiation, in a human. Using the biochemical-based therapy for discussion, the computer-implemented method may include administering, using a computer, a first stimulus/res
6231344 Prophylactic reduction and remediation of schizophrenic impairments through interactive behavior May 15, 2001
Computer-implemented perceptual and cognitive training techniques for remediating schizophrenia, either prophylactically prior to the onset of clinically observable schizophrenic behaviors or after the development of schizophrenia symptoms in a person. The computer-implemented behavioral
6221908 System for stimulating brain plasticity April 24, 2001
A system for stimulating brain plasticity releases acetylcholine into the learner's brain while the learner is receiving incoming stimuli or performing an activity during the learning process. It is believed that acetylcholine helps the brain in the learning and memorizing process. In
6178395 Systems and processes for data acquisition of location of a range of response time January 23, 2001
A system and process for calibrating the presentation of stimuli and/or hit window by ascertaining the hit window relative to stimuli presented on a computer. The system includes a first circuit for generating the stimuli, and a second circuit for simulating responses to the stimuli. The
6168562 Method and apparatus for dynamically tailoring biochemical based therapy programs in human January 2, 2001
The invention relates, in one embodiment to a computer-implemented method for dynamically tailoring dosages of a biochemical compound administered to a human under a biochemical-based therapy program. The method includes administering a first plurality of stimulus exercises to the human
6165126 Remediation of depression through computer-implemented interactive behavioral training December 26, 2000
A computer-implemented technique for remediating depression in a person which includes assessing, using a computer-implemented interactive behavioral assessment regime, a depression index for the person. If the depression index is above a predefined benchmark, the computer-implemented
6155971 Computer implemented methods for reducing the effects of tinnitus December 5, 2000
A computer-implemented method for diagnosing and/or treating tinnitus in a human subject is disclosed. The method includes generating tonal stimuli for characterizing the intensity and frequency range of the tinnitus. The method further includes generating a set of tonal stimuli used in
6109107 Method and apparatus for diagnosing and remediating language-based learning impairments August 29, 2000
The present invention provides an improved method and apparatus for the identification and treatment of language perception problems in specific language impaired (SLI) individuals. The invention provides a method and apparatus for screening individuals for SLI and training individuals w
6036496 Universal screen for language learning impaired subjects March 14, 2000
An apparatus and method for screening an individual's ability to process acoustic events is provided. The invention provides sequences (or trials) of acoustically processed target and distractor phonemes to a subject for identification. The acoustic processing includes amplitude emphasis
5995932 Feedback modification for accent reduction November 30, 1999
A training system used while a person is speaking uses a feedback modification technique to reduce accents. As the speaker is speaking, the system feeds back to the speaker the speaker's speech in "real-time" so that the speaker, in effect, hears what he or she is saying while saying
5957699 Remote computer-assisted professionally supervised teaching system September 28, 1999
A student user of a client computer system uses a teaching process to promote development of cognitive skills of the student and a supervisor uses a second client computer to remotely monitor the progress of the student. The teaching process presents various types of stimuli to the s
5940798 Feedback modification for reducing stuttering August 17, 1999
A treatment system for reducing stuttering uses an auditory feedback modification technique to train the stutterer's speech motor control system to be more stable. The auditory feedback modification is based on a model of speech motor control in the human brain that incorporates a va
5868683 Techniques for predicting reading deficit based on acoustical measurements February 9, 1999
A computer-implemented method for predicting, diagnosing and/or treating reading deficit in a human being is disclosed. The method includes generating a set of tonal stimuli, which includes at least a first tonal stimulus and a second tonal stimulus. The first tonal stimulus is separ

 
 
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