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Unformatted text preview: -He learned list until perfect recall ( mastery)-Recorded how many times it took to get to perfect recall-Relearning was experimental task-“ saving” => # of trials to learn - # of trials to relearn / # trials to learn X 100 Time interval between Learning and retrieving his results ( % saved) his results ( % lost) 0min 100% 20min 58 42 60min 44 56 9hrs 36 64 24hrs 34 66 2days 28 72 6days 25 75 31days 21 79 Ebbinghaus in perspective:--Many firsts;- -He’s the first to investigate memory and learning experimentally-He’s the first to suggest looking at intelligence in school children-He’s modern psychologists-His book on memory ( 1885) is a classic and still cited until today-He died relatively young of pneumonia-Other German contributors at Wundt’s time Franz Brentano, Carl Stumpf, and Oswald Kulpe....
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- Fall '11
- Psychology, higher mental processes, Herman Ebbinghaus, perfect recall Relearning, time Franz Brentano, 9hrs 24hrs 2days