Making It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning
James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor of Psychology, Washington University in St. Louis
Date: September 12, 2016
Cognitive psychologists have a long tradition of research illuminating processes of learning and memory, yet their findings have rarely penetrated educational practice. This situation is starting to change. Roediger reports on a program of research about the benefits of retrieval practice through quizzing as an aid to learning.