Letter Memory Task

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Letter Memory Task

The Letter Memory Task as described in Miyake & Friedman (2012) in which participants are presented a series of letters as they try to remember the last three.
Duration: 10 minutes
(Requires Inquisit Lab)
(Run with Inquisit Web)
Last Updated
Mar 13, 2024, 4:11PM


Google ScholarSearch Google Scholar for peer-reviewed, published research using the Inquisit Letter Memory Task.

Morris, N., & Jones, D. (1990). Memory updating in working memory: The role of the central executive. British Journal of Psychology, 81, 111.

Inman, Tina Hanlon, Vickery, Chad D., Berry, David T. R., Lamb, David G., Edwards, Christopher L., & Smith, Gregory T. (1998). Development and Initial Validation of a New Procedure for Evaluating Adequacy of Effort Given During Neuropsychological Testing: The Letter Memory Test. Psychological Assessment, 10(2), 128-39.

Greub, B., & Suhr, J. (2006). The validity of the letter memory test as a measure of memory malingering: Robustness to coaching. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 21(4), 249-254.

Friedman, N., Miyake, A., Young, S., DeFries, J., Corley, R., Hewitt, J., & Ferreira, Fernanda. (2008). Individual Differences in Executive Functions Are Almost Entirely Genetic in Origin. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 137(2), 201-225.

Miyake, A., & Friedman, N. (2012). The Nature and Organization of Individual Differences in Executive Functions. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 21(1), 8-14.