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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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Digit span is (mostly) related linearly to general intelligence: Every extra bit of span counts.
According to individual comparison, we concluded that the group with mild injury was different on picture completion and digit span test significantly from the group with moderate injury.
All tasks were administered to all participants individually in the following order: 1) The digit span test.
Correlations between P300 amplitude values and neuropsychological test scores and clinical scales Electrode site Stroop Test Digit span forward test [F.
Variables significantly correlated with GAF score were total number of episodes, number of manic episodes, number of depressive episodes, time since the last episode, digit span backward test, Trail Making Test (part A and B), and Stroop Colour Test.
The mean scores and SDs for the non-word repetition and forward and backward digit span tasks for the children with APD and the typically developing children are depicted in Figure 3.
The differences of cognitive functioning between mild dementia and a-MCI were significant, indicating that mild dementia have lower scores in most aspects of cognition than a-MCI, except for attention (domain of CASI) and digit span (forward).
An example of near transfer would be improvement on an N-back task, requiring WM maintenance and updating, following training on a digit span task, also requiring WM maintenance.
The tasks digit span (forward and backward), pseudoword span and visuospatial working memory composed the latent variable working memory.
To this end, a K-means cluster analysis (a hierarchical clustering algorithm based on Euclidian distances) was performed on participants' performance on the forward digit span, reverse digit span, spatial span, and controlled attention tasks.
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].
The Wechsler Adults Intelligence Scale (WAIS), using the subtests Digit Span Forward, Digit Span Backward, and Letter-Number Sequencing.
This included the forward digit span, backward digit span, and letter/ number sequencing tasks.