Latest The Magical Number Seven, Plus or Minus Two Stories

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

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online 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. A new analysis from the University of New South Wales challenges this long-held view, suggesting the magic might actually be in the number four. American psychologist George Miller published a paper in 1956 in the influential journal Psychological Review....

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