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Making It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning

Making It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning

Henry Roediger

James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor of Psychology, Washington University in St. Louis

Date: September 12, 2016

Overview

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.