Operation span

In cognitive psychology,¬†operation span¬†refers to a particular measurement of working memory capacity, which has proven predictive of an individual’s performance in other tasks (Reisberg, 2018). The operation span measurement tool is an updated version for the outdated digit-span task.


Reisberg, D. (2018). Cognition: Exploring the Science of the Mind. 7th Edition. New York: W. W. Norton & Company.