The Cognitive Load Theory was given by John Sweller. This theory states that during any learning process the working memory experiences three different types of loads. These are 1. Extraneous Load, 2. Germane Load, 3. Intrinsic Load. To make the learning process more efficient for the learner, we must manage these three loads.

In 1988, John Sweller proposed the Cognitive Load Theory, and discussed the effect of cognitive load on learning. He had based his work on George Miller’s 7 plus or minus 2 rule, which states that short term memory has certain… Continue Reading →

The 7 Plus or Minus 2 Rule by George Miller In 1956, George Miller gave the 7 plus or minus 2 Rule to define the limits of human memory. What this means is that the short-term memory, which is also… Continue Reading →