Many psychology students learn that the capacity of short-term memory is 7 ± 2. However in the cat book we review evidence that in fact it would be more accurate to say 4 ± 2 (see page 6, review by Cowan, 2001). In fact recent research has found that there is a link between this capacity and IQ – people with high IQs have greater STM capacity.
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