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I am looking for the dataset generated from the memory experiment conducted by Hermann Ebbinghaus in 1885. The experiment was described in the book "Memory; A Contribution to Experimental Psychology".

This is the very first experimental study on memory, and also the foundational one. It proposed stuff like forgetting curve, learning curve, etc.

I was wondering if anybody knows a credible source that provides the data from this experiment.

Ideally, it would be in digital format.

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Given the amount of time, the original data are probably no longer extant. But there is some hope, because the inheritance of Hermann Ebbinghaus was donated to the Adolf-Würth Zentrum in Würzburg, see

http://www.awz.uni-wuerzburg.de/en/news/news/single/artikel/schenkungs/

Note that you need some skills to work with this: German language, reading Old German Handwriting, maybe more ... if the desired data are part of the inheritance at all.

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