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Latest The Magical Number Seven, Plus or Minus Two Stories

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
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.