Tag: Janell R. Blunt

More 2 Unlearn, Further thoughts on the paper: Retrieval Practice Produces More Learning than Elaborative Studying with Concept Mapping

I want to start with the conclusion of this paper by Karpicke and Blunt (Science, January 2011). Research on retrieval practice suggests a view of how the human mind works that differs from everyday intuitions. Retrieval is not merely a read out of the knowledge stored in one’s mind – the act of reconstructing knowledge.

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