Your Memory Plays Tricks on You
Study This List for 31 sec.Candy           Chocolate    TasteSour            Heart        ToothSugar           Cake       ...
Look! A Kitten!
Which of these words was on the   previous list? (1, 2, all 3?)            Taste            Point            Sweet
Here’s That List Again- How’d You Do?Candy      Chocolate     TasteSour       Heart         ToothSugar      Cake          ...
Most people remember that ‘Point’ wasn’t onthe list, but they swear that ‘Sweet’ was. Itwasn’t.That’s because we use conte...
If you liked this exercise and want to learn more, read this book!
Thanks for Watching!Ryan Melnikasrmelnikas@gmail.com
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Your Memory Plays Tricks on You

  1. 1. Your Memory Plays Tricks on You
  2. 2. Study This List for 31 sec.Candy Chocolate TasteSour Heart ToothSugar Cake NiceBitter Eat HoneyGood Pie Soda
  3. 3. Look! A Kitten!
  4. 4. Which of these words was on the previous list? (1, 2, all 3?) Taste Point Sweet
  5. 5. Here’s That List Again- How’d You Do?Candy Chocolate TasteSour Heart ToothSugar Cake NiceBitter Eat HoneyGood Pie Soda
  6. 6. Most people remember that ‘Point’ wasn’t onthe list, but they swear that ‘Sweet’ was. Itwasn’t.That’s because we use contextual clues to helpus remember and we assume that “Sweet” wasthere because it’s similar to the other words.Most people can remember 7 words +/- 2, andthe list contains 15 items.
  7. 7. If you liked this exercise and want to learn more, read this book!
  8. 8. Thanks for Watching!Ryan Melnikasrmelnikas@gmail.com
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