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December 1, 2011

Just how observant are you?

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"Participants in a 1979 experiment were shown the 15 drawings above and asked to identify the correct penny design. Just over 40% chose correctly (answer below).

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[via the paper "Long-term memory for a common object" by Raymond S. Nickerson and Marilyn Jager Adams (published in the July 1979 issue of Cognitive Psychology) and the New York Times]

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Wow, I got it! I feel so smawwwttt!

Posted by: tamra | Dec 3, 2011 1:39:47 AM

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