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Four Is The Magic Number For Our Memory
2012-11-29 08:12:21

For the last 50 years, psychological lore has held seven as a "magic" number when it comes to the number of items of information the mind can cope with before confusion sets in.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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