Study: Mind can only handle four things at once

04/30/2008 | Yahoo!

Our working memories can only pay attention to and manipulate three or four items at once, according to a recent study. Previous estimates were that we could remember seven things, and certainly some people can interrelate more than four pieces. "If you have a better working memory we believe that your problem-solving abilities are better," said the lead researcher.

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