Reducing Reliance on Superstition (Let's Start with Miller's "Magic 7")

Bob Bailey traces the spread of the popular “7 plus or minus 2″ meme: “I have had people tell that [Miller’s] ‘Magic 7′ paper is the reason why the local telephone number has seven numbers. This is not true. I have had others tell me that the ‘Magic 7′ paper is the reason they: place only seven items on the menu bar, place only seven items in a pull-down menu,…