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Memory: Ebbinghaus and the forgetting curve

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    Tashika B.
    US
    Tashika B.

    I only remember what i need to do for the day. It can be overwhelming trying to remember everything.

    Zivanai G.
    ZW
    Zivanai G.

    i think i have an experience to that

    Peter Awuni A.
    GH
    Peter Awuni A.

    What is the relationship of this study and individual difference?

    Melissa Stephanie A.
    GB
    Melissa Stephanie A.

    When studying Ebbinghaus theories of forgetting it actually shocked myself of how little is remembered within an hour and even more shocked that it seems that after 31st day its only 28% of learning that majority of us remember I always would of argued that it would be higher than 28%. It now says to me that our learning curve needs to be backed up with paper forms to have as if this is important learning for exams or assessments that revision needs consistency to manage to retain more and get the percentage higher.

    Tamekia Dominquie T.
    US
    Tamekia Dominquie T.

    When the mind quickly forget within mins

    Odongo M.
    UG
    Odongo M.

    Psychology -> Memory: Ebbinghaus and the forgetting curve Forgetting curve Ebbinghaus discovered that information that was forgotten followed a typical pattern or curve when plotted on a graph. He labelled this a forgetting curve. It is a graphical representation of the amount of information retained as a function of time since learning the information. Ebbinghaus found that after an hour, approximately 50% of the information is forgotten. The rate of forgetting then seems to level out and by the 31st day after learning, 28% of the information is retained. However, if the information holds meaning for the learner or is complex, the rate of forgetting is not as great. A typical forgetting curve demonstrating the rapid loss of information in the first 20 minutes and the stabilisation of forgetting after about a month A typical forgetting curve demonstrating the rapid loss of information in the first 20 minutes and the stabilisation of forgetting after about a month

    Dominic M.
    KE
    Dominic M.

    50% forgotten within one hr ! this is a high rate unless it was a complex information.

    Dominic M.
    KE
    Dominic M.

    Does this mean we forgot that we cant remember within the first hr of learning? and that all we know is over 70% incorrect?

    Enemchukwu E.
    NG
    Enemchukwu E.

    Intereting

    Enemchukwu E.
    NG
    Enemchukwu E.

    interesting

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