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12.Goldfish Brains

30 Jan

A rather 'memorable' fishMISCONCEPTION: Goldfish have a memory span of only three seconds.

TRUTH: Studies into the memory of goldfish have shown that the little fish can retain information on environments such as mazes, up to and beyond one year after initially learning the information, and I think we can all agree that one year is longer than three seconds.

 
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Posted by on January 30, 2011 in Misconceptions, Trivia

 

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2 responses to “12.Goldfish Brains

  1. Ajmal

    June 5, 2012 at 18:32

    By reading this article i want 2 know more about it

     
  2. Copernicus

    May 9, 2011 at 23:37

    good for you goldfish!

     

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