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How sharp is your memory? Take the test!

The One Show Team | 15:56 UK time, Monday, 20 April 2009

Taken the test? Tell us how you got on, here.

Welcome to Memory Week on The One ShowDetail from the memory test

This week our scientist Michael Mosley will be exploring human memory - from amnesia to the impact of major events on our powers of recall. Watch the films here.

How sharp is your memory? Take the test!

We want you to take our memory test and don't forget(!) to click back to this page and let us know what state your grey matter is in.


It's a bit of fun but there is science behind it and viewers' answers will be analysed at the end of the week.

Professor Robert Logie has calculated your results over the course of the week. Click here for more information.


What were your results? Are you a Memory Master? Our presenters and guests have taken Part 3 of the test: Numbers - Digit span. How many sequences of numbers could you remember?Memory scoreboard

The scores so far:

Jason Isaacs scored: 9
Christine Bleakley scored: 9
Michael Mosley scored: 9
Adrian Chiles scored: 7
Elvis Costello scored: 5

How many sequences of numbers could you remember?
Tell us how you got on, here

Please note: The set of tests for The One Show were developed as part of a research project on short term and working memory being carried out by Professor Robert Logie and his colleagues at the University of Edinburgh, and in collaboration with the BBC. Neither the BBC nor Professor Logie can offer individual feedback on your results, but we hope that you had fun trying the tests and finding out how well you did compared with other One Show Viewers.


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