Can “Zimbabwe” Boost Your Memory?

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Why “Zimbabwe?” A psychologist named Von Restorff noticed that when he gave test subjects a random list of words. . . cat, bench, art, canopy, Zimbabwe, fish, etc. . . . they remembered best the words at the beginning and end of the list. No big surprise there. That’s the serial position effect I talk aboutContinue reading “Can “Zimbabwe” Boost Your Memory?”