Simon Memory Game

Step 1:

  1. Access the internet and go to the Simon Memory Game website at (opens in a new window).
  2. 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).

Step 2:

Thoroughly discuss the following:

  1. How many color steps could you remember?  How does this compare with the capacity of short term memory (7 +/- 2 bits of information)?
  2. What strategies did you use during the game to remember the colors?
  3. How could you improve your memory of the colors?

Important guidelines to follow:

Write at least a 300-word, well-developed and well-written response.  Use APA Formatting Guide to create accurate citations and documentation to give credit for any resource material used in your response. Your assignment is due October 8 in class.