ERIC Number: EJ262433
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Apr
Hamilton's Marbles or Jevon's Beans: A Demonstration of Miller's Magical Number Seven.
Shaffer, Leigh S.
Teaching of Psychology, v9 n2 p116-17 Apr 1982
Describes a demonstration for college-level cognitive psychology classes of Miller's "Magical Number Seven" concept of the limitation of sensory capacity for processing information. Students report on the number of pennies they observed in a box after viewing the coins for two seconds. Demonstration results consistently support Miller's concept. (AM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
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