Digit span test

Test how many digits you can remember in your short-term memory.




Depending on the selected mode, the target order, i.e. the order in which the symbols must be entered, changes:
  • Forward (default) requires the symbols to be entered in the order in which they were shown.
  • Reversed is the opposite of forward, e.g. "1532" should be entered as "2351".
  • Ordered is the numbers in ascending order, e.g. "1532" becomes "1235".

Additional information

A digit-span task is used to measure working memory's number storage capacity. Participants see or hear a sequence of numerical digits and are tasked to recall the sequence correctly, with increasingly longer sequences being tested in each trial. Read more

Source code

JavaScript source code (digit-span-test.js)


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