Thursday, April 26, 2012

The QHImp Qhallenge: Working memory in humans and Chimpanzees

The kids at Replicated Typo have launched an interesting new game for us all to play: The QHImp Qhallenge: Testing the semantic hypothesis. Money quote:
We’ve extended the QHImp Qhallenge to test Matsuzawa’s theory that semantic links are overloading our working memory and making the task difficult. You can now play the QHImp Qhallenge with letters of the alphabet, novel symbols, shades of colour and directional arrows.

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