Word-Number Recall

A set of eight word-number pairs appears one at a time on the screen. 

Individual words then appear one at a time, and the volunteers presses the number button corresponding to each word as quickly as possible. 

The word-number pairs that were not correctly recalled in the previous presentation are then displayed, and the entire sequence of words again presented for recall. This is repeated until six recall sequences have been presented. This selective reminding procedure, which is based on that described by Buschke and Fuld (1974), allows separate estimation of number of correct responses that are due to long- and short-term memory. Reaction times are also recorded.

The Word-Number paradigm used here was originally described by Frankhuizen et al. ( 1978)

This test can be run on a tablet computer or a Java-enabled mobile phone

 

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