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
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
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.
46] using digit span
and memory recognition raw scores.
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.