George Armitage Miller (February 3, 1920 – July 22, 2012) was an American psychologist who was one of the founders of the cognitive psychology field.
Memory is the faculty of the mind by which information is encoded, stored, and retrieved.
Psychology is the science of behavior and mind, including conscious and unconscious phenomena, as well as feeling and thought.
Serial-position effect is the tendency of a person to recall the first and last items in a series best, and the middle items worst.
Short-term memory (or "primary" or "active memory") is the capacity for holding, but not manipulating, a small amount of information in mind in an active, readily available state for a short period of time.
"The Magical Number Seven, Plus or Minus Two: Some Limits on Our Capacity for Processing Information" is one of the most highly cited papers in psychology.