Here is the list of different mental skills and their definition
The player must retain a sequence of action for a certain amount of time. Keep focus.
Example; The toy Simon where the player must repeat a colour pattern that evolves.
The player must be able to organise a limited supply of scarce resources.
Example; Managing action cool down in a combat game
The player must memorise and retain important information for a long period of time.
Example; Learning a hint that will be useful in three game session
The player must observe an element that is part of the challenge.
Example; Hidden object game mechanic challenge the observation
Before jumping into the action, the player must make a decision based on limited information.
Example; Selecting the gears of a character before going in the gameplay phase.
The player must take the right decision and make the right decision by analysing observable information.
Example; Switching from an empty ammo weapon in a first person shooter to another one that has ammo in it.
The player must gather information and string together clues to find a solution to a problem
Example; Find an object that allowed the player to solve a puzzle in Uncharted.
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