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Symptoms of Weak Cognitive Skills

Are you or someone you love showing the warning signs of a cognitive weakness?

This list should be used as a general guideline only.  Our first point of departure is always a baseline Cognitive Test. 

Whether you're an average, good or brilliant person wanting to sharpen your brain skills even further, or someone struggling with one or more weak cognitive skills that are making life harder than it should be - a weak cognitive skill or combination of weak cognitive skills could present as one or more of the following symptoms:

  • Lots of unfinished projects

  • Jumping from task to task

  • Easily distracted

  • Difficulty multitasking

  • Battling to keep paying attention for a period of time

  • Frequent (same/similar) mistakes

  • Forgetting names

  • Forgetting regularly scheduled meetings and deadlines

  • Difficulty retrieving information on the spot/under pressure

  • Doing poorly on tests or exams

  • Have to go through the information you need to know before a meeting or test or exam shortly before you need it - otherwise you forget

  • Forgetting things you used to know

  • Having to read directions or instructions again and again

  • Difficulty visualising processes or formulas

  • Difficulty remembering or following multi-step directions

  • Forgetting what was just said in a conversation/meeting

  • Frequently asking "What do I do next?" or saying " I don't understand" or "I don't get this"

  • Feeling stuck or overwhelmed - difficult finding a starting point

  • Struggling with learning or reading, reading fluency or reading comprehension

  • Difficulty remembering what you've just read

  • Difficulty following directions, reading maps

  • Taking a long time to complete tasks, frequently being the last one in a group to finish something, the "slow" one, usually battle to finish exams or time-restricted work assignments

Take the 1st Step and schedule your baseline Cognitive Test today.

Don't  wait one more day, week or year! A simple, inexpensive cognitive test is the 1st step towards pinpointing strong and weak cognitive skills, and gaining the information we need to help you overcome memory, learning, reading and attention struggles.

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