Miller's law can refer to three different principles.
Miller's law, part of his theory of communication, was formulated by George Miller, Princeton Professor and psychologist.
It instructs us to suspend judgment about what someone is saying so that we can first understand them without imbuing their message with our own personal interpretations. The law states:
To understand what another person is saying, you must assume that it is true and try to imagine what it could be true of.
In software development
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