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Ebbinghaus

/ ˈɛbɪŋhaʊs /

noun

  1. EbbinghausHermann18501909MGermanSCIENCE: psychologist Hermann. (ˈhɛrman). 1850–1909, German experimental psychologist who undertook the first systematic and large-scale studies of memory and devised tests using nonsense syllables


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According to Ebbinghaus: The difference in the content of the recollected is due to discoverable causes.

As will readily be observed, however, it differs to a certain extent from the Ebbinghaus completion test.

Binet tells us, in fact, that it was directly suggested by the experiment of Ebbinghaus.

Ebbinghaus omits parts of a sentence and requires the subject to supply the omissions.

Bobertag throws out the test entirely and substitutes a completion test modeled after that of Ebbinghaus.

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