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Subject:7, Plus or Minus 2 From:"Thiessen, Christopher(Chris) E" <CHRISTOPHER -dot- E -dot- THIESSEN -at- CDEV -dot- COM> Date:Thu, 29 Aug 1996 16:07:16 -0500
Folks, for those other obsessive-compulsives (like myself), the reference
for the seminal study is:
Miller, G.A. The magical number seven, plus or minus two: Some limits on our
capacity for processing information. Psychological Review, 1956, 63, 81-97.
Roberta Klatzky's Human Memory, Structures and Processes (1975 publication,
W.H. Freeman and Company, ISBN 0-7176-1113-3) discusses this extensively.
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