memory span

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memory span

n
(Psychology) psychol the capacity of short-term memory, usually between 5 and 10 items
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The following tests were carried out on the subjects (study and control) in a relaxed state and privacy was given utmost importance: Rye's auditory verbal learning test (AVLT), verbal fluency test (VFT) and working digit span test (WDST) to assess short-term memory, visual reproduction test (VRT), and validation span test (VST) were used to assess working memory.
Arithmetic and Digit span Subtests of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC-III) or Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS-III)
2017) recently reported about the same relationships between intelligence and both simple and complex span, and Gignac (2015) was able to identify a number of relatively recent digit span studies indicating "Digit Span is somewhere between a moderate to good indicator of intellectual functioning on both empirical and theoretical grounds" (pp.
The digit span of each individual was estimated as follows: The participants heard a list of digits at a rate of one digit per second.
These tests were for digit span backwards and logical memory test which assess attention, working memory, immediate recall and comprehension.
The digit span forward test score demonstrated moderate positive correlations with the [C.
All 3 groups differed significantly for digit span backward test, verbal learning and memory test, Trail Making Test, and Stroop Colour Test.
For this we used the digit span and matrix reasoning tasks from the WASI (Wechsler, 1999).
The effect of magnesium threonate on cognitive ability was evaluated in four cognitive domains: executive function, working memory, attention and episodic memory by administration of the Trail Making, Digit Span, Flanker, and Face-Name tests, respectively, at baseline, week 6 and week 12.