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2008-08-08 08:32:34

You'd probably remember seeing a man with pink hair more than you could recall the guy walking next to him with brown hair. That's because our brains best remember attention-grabbing images, according to a new study. Previous research has implied an upper limit to the number of visual images a person can store in short-term memory, but a new study found that memory capacity is much more flexible. "Before people have had this idea that visual memory has a very simple limit:...


Word of the Day
virgule
  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
  • A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.
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