Children's and adults' visuospatial memory: the game concentration.

@article{SchumannHengsteler1996ChildrensAA,
  title={Children's and adults' visuospatial memory: the game concentration.},
  author={R Schumann-Hengsteler},
  journal={The Journal of genetic psychology},
  year={1996},
  volume={157 1},
  pages={77-92}
}
Concentration, a very popular memory game, requires players to maintain a large amount of visuospatial information. Game performance was investigated in a controlled way with 80 5- to 10-year-old children and 32 adults. In overall performance, 5- to 10-year-old children did not differ, but adults outperformed them. Several indicators were derived on strategic behavior and visuospatial memory aspects in the game. Compared with younger children, 10-year-olds and adults were more efficient in… CONTINUE READING