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Pay Attention

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Memory > Verbal and Visual Memory

Pay Attention

In this exercise, the user will have to read a series of numbers or letters and then recall them either in the way they appeared or in reverse order. Other variants will demand the user to reproduce the memorized series by numerical or alphabetical order.

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This exercise calls upon attention skills and working memory. The prefrontal area of the brain involves the ability to concentrate, attend to incoming information, and elaboration of thought. It uses the capacity of immediate repetition or mental manipulation of information. 

We use the same skills in pay attention when we take down short burst of information, such as a name or phone number. We also use these skills when we need to verbal recall information we just quickly received. 

You can modify:

  • The exercise mode (fixed number or progressive)
  • The number of series (from 1 to 10)
  • The number of items to memorize (from 2 to 9)
  • The type of items (numbers, letters, or letter and numbers)
  • The restitution order (same, reverse, numeric or alphabetical, or reverse numeric or alphabetical)
  • The presentation mode (visual, audio, or both)

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