Human Memory


How does the mind store information? What kinds of memory do people have? How easy is it for you to remember certain things? In the following experiments, you can learn something about human minds. It's thought that humans have two major types of memory: short-term and long-term. Something in your short term memory might be what the website before this one looked like. Something in your long term memory might be how to ride a bicycle. In the following experiments we're going to test your short term memory and see what affects it. Have fun!

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