Saturday, November 05, 2005

Spacing Effects in Learning...

The spacing-effect refers to the advantage in memory, for learning information at spaced intervals than a single “binge” session of massed-learning. The experiment carried out with college students in Malaysia demonstrates spacing effect for free-recall memory on intentional learning. Participants were presented with word-lists and were tested for free-recall. Results support the general hypothesis that, spaced-learning has a significant advantage over massed-learning.

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2 comments:

Dr. Deborah Serani said...

Wow, this is a fascinating study!

Life Feel said...

I always take short naps in my studies.
Learn how to sink to Theta brainwave (slightly above 4Hz) instantly, that helps a lot in achieving good quality nap.