Benefits from retrieval practice are greater for students with lower working memory capacity

  title={Benefits from retrieval practice are greater for students with lower working memory capacity},
  author={Pooja K. Agarwal and Jason R. Finley and Nathan S. Rose and Henry L. Roediger},
  pages={764 - 771}
ABSTRACT We examined the effects of retrieval practice for students who varied in working memory capacity as a function of the lag between study of material and its initial test, whether or not feedback was given after the test, and the retention interval of the final test. We sought to determine whether a blend of these conditions exists that maximises benefits from retrieval practice for lower and higher working memory capacity students. College students learned general knowledge facts and… 
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