SNKYO. Nate R. and Arin T. A Study on Adult Working Memory. Background. Feigenson , Carey, and Hauser 2002 Study involving crackers – suggested that infants cannot keep track of more than 3 objects in a chunk.
Nate R. and Arin T.
A Study on Adult Working Memory
What if the four objects have overlapping attributes- size and shape? In other words, each item is a member of more than one “set”
Differ in size, color, texture, shape, and category dimensions
Overlap in shape and size dimensions.
Overcome capacity limits?
As objects are dropped in a bucket, the subject says either the shape or size of each object
Subject is asked which bucket has more objects of one shape or size