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miller's law

Miller’s Law Explained

Introduction: What is Miller’s Law? Ever wondered why the standard American telephone number has seven digits? I guess we all have heard of the magical number 7, but why is it called magical and is it indeed? Let us find out. In 1956, George A. Miller discussed this question in his article titled “The Magical …

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Why Do We Forget?

When are we most conscious of our memory? Typically, when it crashes, we are unable to retrieve information that we require at a particular moment. Usually, memory appears to let us down just when we want it the most. For example, during an exam why does this happen? How the data entered into our long …

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