Two panels appear, with one containing two overlapping shapes, and the other containing just one shape. Is the single shape identical to one of the other two shapes, or is it subtly different? Click MATCH if they are identical, or MISMATCH if they are even slightly different.
What does Polygons measure?
Polygons is primarily a test of reasoning. Surprisingly, it is also somewhat related to verbal ability.
the real world
Tests similar to Polygons have been used to diagnose cognitive decline in old age. Lifestyle factors such as sleep and exercise have a complicated relationship with preventing ailments that reduce cognitive function, and Polygons is often used to study how cognition is affected by changes. Tracking lifestyle and Polygons performance over a long period of time may reveal relationships, on both a personal and a population level.