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Py-Span-Task - A Software for Testing Working Memory Span

von der Malsburg, Titus

Py-Span-Task is a simple application for testing working memory span.

Key features:

  • Runs on Linux, OSX, Windows.
  • Follows the recommendations given in Conway, Kane, Bunting, Hambrick, Wilhelm, & Engle (Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 2005).
  • Performs operation and reading span tests.
  • Is highly configurable.
  • Supports non-western scripts via Unicode and UTF-8.
  • Computes partial credit unit scores.
  • Saves a protocol of the test procedure in a simple text file that can be loaded in R, Excel, SPSS, …
  • Includes an R script for calculating a range of other measures.

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