Executive Function > Planning


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Executive Function > Planning


In this exercise, the user will have to recall all possible nouns available based upon a given root. The user will have to find a set number of words. 

Brain Areas Engaged 

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The areas of the brain at work are the occipital lobe for processing incoming visual information and the left temporal lobe for language, verbal memory and information retrieval with its connections to the hippocampus. 

Some exercises are more difficult than others as they simultaneously call upon several different skills. To succeed at this task, you will need to combine visual scanning and semantic memory. Many people process most language information using the left side of their brain.

Semantic memory is stored in the hippocampus and other regions of the temporal lobe.

Embroidery uses scanning and semantic memory to find the hidden word. We use these same skills when we are scanning for our names on a class list, looking at a monitor for an airline flight update, and when we are looking for a book on a shelf.

You can modify:

  • The number of words to be found (1 to 5)
  • The size of the grid (3×3, 4×4 or 5×5)
  • The number of letters (5 to 9)
  • Whether consecutive letters can occur diagonally
  • Allowance of help (first 3 letters, first 2 letters, first letter or none)
  • If the category of the word is to be presented.

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