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SANT'ANNA, Beatriz de Andrade et al. Tower of Hanoi: proposal to use the instrument for subjects 13 to 16 years. Psicol. hosp. (São Paulo) [online]. 2007, vol.5, n.2, pp. 36-56. ISSN 1677-7409.
This study proposes a standard application and normative data of Tower of Hanoi (ToH) for Brazilian population. 60 students, age 13 to 16, had participated. They did made trials with 3 and 4 pieces, 5 times each one. The results indicated that it had been learning effect, with the increase of number of movements and time. On the first trial with 4 pieces, it had been a time and movement increase, which was decreasing with the trials, suggesting that repeated application of ToH automatizes the response, and also requires planning, shifting and of new solution searching
Keywords : Hanoi; Executive Function; Assessment; Standardization.