Access the internet and go to the Simon Memory Game website at http://www.freegames.ws/games/kidsgames/simon/simon.htm (opens in a new window).
Complete the Simon Memory Game and write down your score (your score indicates how many color steps you were able to remember at once before making a mistake).
Thoroughly discuss the following:
How many color steps could you remember? How does this compare with the capacity of short term memory (7 +/- 2 bits of information)?
What strategies did you use during the game to remember the colors?
How could you improve your memory of the colors?
Textbook chapter 6
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