Listening Span Task (LSPAN)

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Available Test Forms

Listening Span Task

Then auditory version of the Reading Span Task developed by Daneman & Carpenter (1980).
Duration: 20 minutes
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Listening Span Task with Word Recall

A Listening Span Task with Word Recall as described in Cai et al (2015).
Duration: 15 minutes
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English
Jul 1, 2024, 2:23PM

References

Google ScholarSearch Google Scholar for peer-reviewed, published research using the Inquisit Listening Span Task (LSPAN).

Daneman, M. & Carpenter, P.A. (1980). Individual differences in working memory and reading. Journal of Verbal Learning and Verbal Behavior, 19, 450-466.

Pichora-Fuller, M.K., Scheider, B.A., & Daneman, M. (1995). How young and old adults listen to and remember speech in noise. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 97(1), 593 – 608.

Cai, R., Dong, Y., Zhao, N., & Lin, J. (2015). Factors contributing to individual differences in the development of consecutive interpreting competence for beginner student interpreters. The Interpreter and Translator Trainer, 1-17.