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How the Brain and an iPhone Differ
July 11, 2007
How many simple objects can you think about at once? Even though people feel they have rich visual experiences, researchers have found that the average person is only aware of about four items at a time. This ability, say researchers at the University of Oregon, varies from person to person, and they've found that an individual's capacity of short-term memory is a strong predictor of IQ and scholastic achievement.
University of Oregon
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