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how long is a goldfish's memory span?


Asked by Anonymous at 12:25 AM on Feb. 13, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • I heard somewhere not too long ago-that it is 2 seconds...

    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 12:29 AM on Feb. 13, 2010

  • When I was younger I was told it was 5 seconds... but don't quote me on that! I'm not totally sure... I don't even remember where I heard that.

    Answer by things_not_sane at 12:26 AM on Feb. 13, 2010

  • that would be ATTENTION span.

    Answer by TMJ121099 at 8:09 AM on Feb. 13, 2010

  • IT IS time for the scales to fall from our eyes: scientists have claimed not only that goldfish have a memory span of up to three months, but that they can also tell the time.

    The fish, previously believed to have a memory of just a few seconds, can distinguish between different times of day and can also be taught to follow a routine, according to research.


    Answer by PrydferthMenyw at 8:38 AM on Feb. 13, 2010