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As you may notice in table 4, there is a significant difference between the average scores of patients and the control group concerning attention/concentration scores including mental control, figures and visual memory span.
Considering the same source sizes, working memory span was lower when the task was performed in a prosaccade way.
As expected, the availability of a formational encoding mechanism enhanced memory span size only in ASL.
But I can't stand those automatic texts about an appointment at the dentist or hairdresser's - implying you have the memory span of a three-year-old.
Therefore, the initial differences in working memory capacity and fluid intelligence can be ascribed to the initial differences in the length of memory span between the groups.
I presume Cameron felt that having made the above points for so long it was unnecessary to repeat them in the debate, forgetting the four second goldfish memory span of much of the electorate.
In our second study, we matched children with SLI to children who were typically developing according to their nonword memory span before administering our PA and word span tasks.
I have concluded that when it comes to really important-non-embarrassing matters, the average child has the memory span of a fish.
Left with a memory span of only a few seconds, his was the most devastating case of amnesia ever recorded.
The first session consisted of the Coding, Digit Span, and Arithmetic subtests of the Weschsler Intelligence Scale for Children Revised Mexican Version (WISCRM) (Wechsler 1974, 1981), a test of number and letter sequencing (Reitan and Wolfson 1992), and the Cognitive Abilities Test (a computerbased test with four tasks: Stimulus discrimination, Sternberg memory, Visual Memory Span, and Visual Search) (Detterman 1988).
They have also had eight top 20 singles which is testament to their staying power in an era of ever-shortening memory span.