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digit span

A test of memory and attention.
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TABLE 1 Executive Function and Reading Readiness Tasks Task Type Brief Description Designed to Measure Executive function tasks Forward Repeat back list of Short-term memory digit span numbers span Backward Repeat back lists of Short-term and digit span numbers in reverse working memory order Letter- Remember and Short-term memory, number reorganize a working memory, and sequencing sequence of numbers planning and letters Reading readiness tasks Letter Identify upper and Does child know the identification lower case letters letters Letter Identify the sounds Does child know the sounds associated with sounds associated letters with letters Book Answer questions How familiar the familiarity (e.
Table 3 also shows the variables accounting for variance in the RBANS Factor Score (eliminating digit span and list recognition, variables used to calculate the RBANS EI).
37) Studies have indicated that illiterates underperform in neuropsychological tasks that require working memory and immediate verbal attention, which are processes required by the digit span task.
Exercise improved performance on the Brief Test of Attention and the Digit Span Forward and Backward Task when patients were off medication but not when they were on medication.
Similar to the Digit Span, the number of boxes in the series increases, placing greater demands on short-term memory.
The standard non-fatigue test battery - for the participants who completed the measures of interest at the beginning of the battery, prior to the assumed onset of fatigue - included (in order) the WAIS-R Digit Span Test, the Visual Analogue Scale for Fatigue, the WCST, the UCLA-AVLT, the WMS-R Logical Memory Test, the Trail Making Test, the Digit Symbol Substitution Subtest, the Taylor Complex Figure Memory Test, the WAIS-R Arithmetic Test, the WAIS-R Block Design Test, the Stroop Colour-Word Interference Test and a repeat of the Digit Span Test.
SELECTED NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL TESTS AND THE DOMAINS ASSESSED Neuropsychological test Description Domains assessed Rey Auditory Verbal Recall as many words Memory Learning Test as possible from a list of 15 words Grooved peg-board Motor Digit span forward Patient is given an Attention and increasing number of concentration random digits.
Overall, a significant inverse association was found between UAs and the Visual-Spatial Abilities with Figure Design, the PPVT, the WISC-RM Digit Span subscale, and the Visual Search and Letter Sequencing Tests (p < 0.
The NYU Paragraph Intermediate and Delayed Recall test and the Digit Span Backwards test were significantly in favor of the ARICEPT(R) treatment group compared to placebo (p<.
Vocabulary and Block Design were used to estimate Full Scale IQ, while Arithmetic, Coding, and Digit Span were used for the Freedom from Distractibility Factor.
Digit span was significantly greater in Cantonese than in English, and Cantonese digits were articulated more rapidly than English digits.
Standardized assessment tools included digit span backwards, which tests working memory, and Repeatable Battery for Assessment of Neuropsychological Status (RBANS), which evaluates five cognitive areas: immediate memory, delayed memory, attention, spoken language and visuospatial perception.