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Words, Where Are You?

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Language > Verbal Memory

Words, Where Are You?

In this exercise, the user must memorize words and their location on the grid. The user will then have to recall the words and their location on the grid. 

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This exercise engages the user’s verbal memory, visual memory, and spatial memory skills. Our left hemisphere has distinct language areas responsible for language production and comprehension and the hippocampus is involved in spatial memory. The hippocampus is responsible for connecting the two brain regions responsible for word recognition and spatial memory.

Individuals use the skills in Words, Where Are You? when they are remembering the names of streets on a map or recalling the name of different countries on a map. Individuals use these skills especially when talking about the places they visit or the streets around them. 

You can modify:

  • The type of word list (words of the same category or words without connections)
  • The number of words (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, or 10)
  • The size of the grid (2×2, 3×2, 3×3, 3×4, 4×4, 4×5, or 5×5)
  • The modalities of the words presentation (one after another, at the same time, or one by one)
  • The memorization time per word (unlimited, 6, or 4 seconds)
  • The type of help (squares and words, squares selected, words selected, or no selection)

The response time in the recall stage is unlimited.

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