The complex span tasks provided on this website have been designed to measure individual differences on the latent construct of working memory capacity. See our Publications to learn more about the nature of working memory capacity.

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Complex Span Tasks

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Oswald, F. O., McAbee, S. T., Redick, T. S., & Hambrick, D. Z. (2015)

The development of a short domain-general measure of working memory capacity. Behavior Research Methods.

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