The rate of handling information.

  title={The rate of handling information.},
  author={E T Klemmer and P F Muller},
  journal={Journal of motor behavior},
  volume={1 2},
Several tests were given to determine the rate of transmission of information through the human channel when the information was encoded in one to five flashing lights and S's output was pressing corresponding keys. All possible stimulus bulbs were equally probable and any number could be lighted simultaneously. (1) Increasing the stimulus rate increased the information transmission rate only up to a point where S was making a few errors. (2) Increasing the number of possible light bulbs from… CONTINUE READING