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2. In Peterson and Petersons experiment (1959) what were participants shown?

  • nonsense trigrams
  • anagrams
  • synonnyms

3. what were they asked to do during this time?

  • coutn backwards in threes from a given number
  • sit in silence recalling the trigrams in their heads
  • do nothing

4. after 18 seconds what percentage were recalled correctly?

  • 10%
  • 100%
  • 20%

5. Define duration?

  • how long a memory lasts
  • how long you remember something
  • how long you can remember something without forgetting it

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