Writing in the Stars

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Visual-Spatial Reasoning


Executive Functions





The Task

Heavenly inspiration is required for this new twist on the old cross-word puzzle. The user is given a list of nine words. Only six of them can be used to fill the empty squares and connect with each other to form the six-point star.


What It Trains

Making travel plans, keeping track of various appointments, and engaging in group dynamics at work or at a social event are all examples of executive functioning. This exercise aims at training your client’s capacity for logical reasoning. In order to determine which 6 words to choose from a list of nine, your client must try a number of logical combinations to find which positions of letters are common to two or three word


You can modify the number of stars (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, or 10), the number of intruding words (0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, or 6), the help for recall (2 or 1word revealed, 3, 2, or 1 letter revealed, or no help), and the time to recall (unlimited, 4, 3, 2, or 1 minute). The words are always seven-letter words.


Number of Unique Configurations

2,100 unique game configurations and significant data set depth.

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