Exercise your working memory capacity with these online screening tests:
Free Digit Span Memory Test
A popular working memory test that is used in many cognitive and neuroscience research labs. Type the numbers you see into the box below. Most people are able to remember 5 to 8 numbers in a row. Users can change the “Span” of numbers displayed below.
To make this test more challenging, switch from Forward to Reverse order, and change the test speed from Slow to Fast.
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Working Memory Definition
Working memory is the capacity to hold small amounts of information in an active, easily accessible state, usually for less than 30 seconds at a time. Examples include keeping a new phone number in working memory long enough to dial the number, and keeping a new, important meeting date & time in your active memory long enough to write it down.