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The Power of N-Back
Do you know that N-back is often used to measure and improve working memory? In fact, it is widely used in cognitive psychology and neuroscience. If that isn’t cool enough, check out below how it helps an individual’s working memory.
- Memory Maintenance: During the N-Back task, participants are presented with a sequence of stimuli, typically letters, numbers, or visual patterns. They are required to remember and recall items presented in the sequence after a specified number of steps back in the sequence. For example, in a 2-Back task, the user would need to recall the item presented two steps back in the sequence.
- Attention and Concentration: The N-Back task involves sustained attention and concentration. Participants must continuously monitor the presented items and compare them to their memory of items presented earlier in the sequence.
- Cognitive Flexibility: N-Back exercises may also enhance cognitive flexibility. Participants are required to update their working memory continuously and shift their attention to the current stimulus and those presented earlier in the sequence.
It’s essential to remember that the effectiveness of working memory training on real-world cognitive tasks is a topic of ongoing research. Results can vary from person to person. We recommended N-back worksheets and digital tasks as part of a broader cognitive training regimen. Additionally, we believe that all can use these worksheets! Young or Old, all users can learn the skills required to be successful at n-back.
Include inside: 3 activities and bridging questions.
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