Cognitive Psychology Memory Project
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This paper analyzes the theory of Herman Ebbinghaus on the properties of human memory and learning. It further discusses the ecological validity and reductionist value of the theory.
From the Paper:"Ebbinghaus was the first to experimentally investigate the properties of human memory and assumed the process involved in committing something to memory involved the formation of new associations which would be strengthened through repetition. He devised a set of items to be committed to memory that would have no previous associations which he called nonsense syllables. They were a sequence of consonant vowel consonant that does not spell anything in a person's language. Ebbinghaus constructed lists of about of these items and memorized them systematically reading an..."
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Cognitive Psychology Memory Project (2008, December 01) Retrieved October 05, 2022, from https://www.academon.com/essay/cognitive-psychology-memory-project-122331/
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