New memory activity for children! Where are the cats? is the new NeuronUP game to work on episodic memory in a fun way.
What does it consist of?
It consists of memorizing the boxes that the cats are in and once the cats hide, remembering which boxes they were in and clicking on them. It seems easy, but there are more and more cats and the task becomes very challenging in the later levels!
In the following video we show you an example of the game in a medium level:
Advantages of free memorization time
This game has unlimited memorization time for the child to see the position of the cats. This has two advantages::
- Avoid boredom for those children who can memorize quickly
- To prevent children who are slower in the memorization process from getting frustrated. They will have all the time they need to develop the memorization strategy that is best for them.
Remember that the time will be recorded in the results section. This will be very useful when analyzing their abilities and evolution.
Motivating and fun design
We know that the kids that you work with love these kind of activities, so we wanted to make an appropriate and motivating design for the kiddos.
What does this activity work?
Ways to work with this game
Where are the cats? is a game and as such it can be worked in two ways:
1. By levels
The game is divided by levels. Level 1 being the easiest and level 12 being the most complicated.
The patient will automatically level up or down according to his/her performance In addition, the professional can choose the level difficulty manually.
2. Personalized levels
In addition, customized levels can be created to adapt them to the specific needs of each child.
2.1. General Aspects
You can choose other general aspects such as:
- The number of exercises.
- The maximum time allowed to do activity.
- Whether or not you want a visible timer for the activity.
- If you want to include an inactivity warning or not.
- Modify the instructions.
In addition, in this memory activity for children we can customize some parameters of the activity such as:
- Size of the activity matrix (rows x columns)
- Number of cats.
Where are the cats? has an adult version and its called Illuminated Windows. In this case, the patient must memorize which windows are lit up in the house and then click on them when they turn off.