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variability

n.

1. the quality of being subject to change or variation in behavior or emotion.

2. the degree to which members of a group or population differ from each other, as measured by statistics such as the range, standard deviation, and variance.

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June 19th 2024

picture superiority effect

picture superiority effect

the tendency for a picture or drawing to be remembered better than the name of the pictured object. For example, people are more likely to remember “dog” if they see a drawing of a dog than if they see the word dog.