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Classic Research on Memory — The Brown-Peterson Technique

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A typical psychological experiment on memory can be set up like this:

You are instructed to look at several words briefly, and then count backwards for about half a minute before recalling those words.

The experiment described represents an example of classic research on short-term memory using the Brown-Peterson technique. The results of…

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Donna L Roberts, PhD (Psych Pstuff)

Donna L Roberts, PhD (Psych Pstuff)

Writer and university professor researching media psych, generational studies, human and animal rights, and the intersection of art and psychology