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"Real Fact" #1

Discussion in 'Community Message Board' started by NiteStar, Sep 27, 2010.

  1. NiteStar

    NiteStar Well-Known Member

    A goldfish's attention span is three seconds.
  2. Jeanie

    Jeanie Well-Known Member

    like some people
  3. Krazy Kruizers

    Krazy Kruizers Holland America Specialist

    How many goldfish did you check out?
  4. ShipMaven

    ShipMaven Forever Remembered

    Which government agency did the research, and how much did it cost us taxpayers? :whistle:
  5. earl_m

    earl_m Social Host

    What does a goldfish have to remember anyways!!
  6. Rubysky

    Rubysky Well-Known Member

    Hey, that's about the same as mine.
  7. Cruizer

    Cruizer Well-Known Member

    While most people believe that the attention span of a goldfish is a few seconds this has been proven wrong. A study done by the School of Psychology at the University or Plymouth in 2003 proved that the attention span of a gold fish is three months.
    i was always told that the attention span of a goldfish was 3 seconds.

    EDIT: The attention span and memory span is two different things! The memory span has been proven not to be 3 sec, but up to 3 months. The attention span however for a fish is very short as they tend to get bored easy.

    Answers.com - What is the attention span of a goldfish
  8. ShipMaven

    ShipMaven Forever Remembered

    OK - who's going to watch the same goldfish for 3 months to determine that?!:spyglass:
  9. Funnel

    Funnel Sweden Unleased - Special Contributor

    Then you would have something to do waiting for your next cruise! :biggrin:

  10. Cruizer

    Cruizer Well-Known Member

    Someone getting a LARGE grant from the government.
  11. bob

    bob Chief Engineer Staff Member

    Erik you are almost getting as funny as Cruizer.........

    And that's scary

    Our education dollars at work.........
  12. ShipMaven

    ShipMaven Forever Remembered

    Is this how you are counting down towards your Mediterranean cruise? :whistle:

    Mary Ann
  13. ShipMaven

    ShipMaven Forever Remembered

    Great minds think alike...or is that suspicious minds think alike?!

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