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Synonyms for span

extend over


extend across


Synonyms for span

the measure of how far or long something goes in space, time, or degree

the period during which someone or something exists

a specific length of time characterized by the occurrence of certain conditions or events

a limited or specific period of time during which something happens, lasts, or extends

Synonyms for span

the complete duration of something

the distance or interval between two points

Related Words

a unit of length based on the width of the expanded human hand (usually taken as 9 inches)

the act of sitting or standing astride

to cover or extend over an area or time period

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This is similar to the forward digit span task except that participants recall list items in the reverse order of presentation.
Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation over the right dorsolateral prefrontal cortex disrupts digit span task performance.
The purpose of the current study is to test the memory of monolingual and bilingual college-age students at a private college using digit span, picture-naming, and listening comprehension.
Analysis of variance revealed significant differences among the three research groups on the following subtests: Arithmetic, Comprehension, Block Design, Coding, Information, Similarities, and Digit Span.
Forward and backward digit span interaction with race and IQ: Predictions from Jensen's hypothesis.
As so few students were interviewed, it was decided to compare individuals' raw scores for the Digit Span Test, and note any trends with memory problems evident in mental computation tasks.
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 .
the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children, Revised [WISC-R] and Digit Span [Wechsler 1991]).
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 overall cognitive score was calculated by summation of the results of verbal fluency, verbal recall and digit span, converted to a scale of 0 (worst cognition)--100 (best cognition).
Results: In two studies involving 1043 participants, tests of cognitive function, such as word learning, digit span and verbal fluency showed no beneficial effect of omega 3 PUFA supplementation.
Participants with Parkinson's who were taking dopamine-enhancing medications saw their performance on the digit span test jump up between the fourth and fifth test.
Attention span was assessed using Digit Span Test for verbal and the Corsi Block Tapping Test for visual attention.
Cognitive tests included the Stroop Color and Word Test, the Brief Test of Attention (BTA), and the Digit Span Forward and Backward Task.