The best thing you can do to keep your memory strong is to exercise it regularly, taking care to vary your focus on different kinds of memory to stay brain fit. In this quiz, we'll test your knowledge of the games, facts and possible feats of human memory.
The World Memory Championships give international memory titans the opportunity to show off their skills. When and where was the first championship held?
What area of the temporal lobe is responsible for memory?
What is the world memorization record for digits of pi?
How long do most scientists believe the average child's attention span to be, in minutes?
about twice the child's age
about half the child's age
about equal to the child's age
What is the world record for longest number sequence memorized in one minute?
Memory often declines with age. What is the peak age for facial recognition?
Which literary mainstay also invented and patented a historical memory game?
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
What is the shortest recorded Windows Solitaire game?
What is the American record for memorizing a shuffled deck of playing cards?
What's the official record for simultaneous opponents in a blindfolded chess game?