digit span test

digit span test

an examination of the ability of a child to recall a sequence of numbers just spoken.

digit span test

A test of immediate memory. The patient is asked to repeat a string of numerals spoken by the examiner. The string is made progressively longer in order to determine the numerals that can be recalled. Normally six or seven numbers can be repeated. See: memory;
See: object span test; temporal-sequential organization
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Auditory working memory was assessed using a modified recorded version of the Digit Span Test (DS), a subtest of the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-3rd edition (WAIS-III) [37].
Attention span was assessed using Digit Span Test for verbal and the Corsi Block Tapping Test for visual attention.
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In one test known as the Digit Span Test, subjects were asked to repeat strings of numbers after hearing them, in both forward and backward order, to see how many digits they could recall.
The results from our study suggested a significantly decreased score in backward digit span test, however, when these were adjusted for the performance on forward digit span the results were comparable with normal controls.
The tests were modifications of a Digit Span Test (short-term recall, addressing the phonological loop) and a maze test (addressing central executive, e.
The validity of this measure was also calculated by comparing its results with those of Miller's digit span test through criterion-related validity with the outcome of .
see Figure 1) Using the Digit Symbol Substitution Test (DSST) and Digit Span Test (DST) to test for next-day effects on cognition, we saw no impairment compared to placebo at all three doses.
The standard neuropsychological fatigue test battery included (in order) the WAIS-R Digit Span Test (Wechsler 1997), the UCLA-AVLT (Schmidt 1996), the WMS-R Logical Memory Test (Wechsler 1987), the Trail Making Test (War Department 1944), the Digit Symbol Substitution Subtest from the WAIS-R (Wechsler 1981), the Taylor Complex Figure Memory Test (Duley et al.
In the study, 35 children with ADHD (24 males and 11 females) and 29 healthy controls (6 males and 23 females) were asked to perform the Digit Span test, which assesses working memory.