assignment 5 - Experimenter's Report I thought that this...

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Experimenter’s Report I thought that this experiment was incredibly interesting. I thought that Michael would get more words on his first try, and I certainly did not expect him to do worse the second time. I think that the main reason this happened was all of the distractions coming from the room. Everyone was on different time schedules and it seemed that whenever Michael had the list was when the room was loudest and I think that affected his ability to remember the words. If I was to actually do an experiment like this I would do so in a quiet environment where it was just the subject and myself. I would also make sure to have a stopwatch to get exact time because I don’t think he ever had an exact minute, it was always give or take a few seconds. I was very impressed at how each trial seemed much easier for him than the one before, but I suppose I should have expected it. I also found it interesting to talk to Michael after we had completed the experiment and learn how he felt. I thought his idea of connecting words to things
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