Cue generation: How learners flexibly support future retrieval.

  title={Cue generation: How learners flexibly support future retrieval.},
  author={Jonathan G. Tullis and Aaron S. Benjamin},
  journal={Memory & cognition},
  volume={43 6},
The successful use of memory requires us to be sensitive to the cues that will be present during retrieval. In many situations, we have some control over the external cues that we will encounter. For instance, learners create shopping lists at home to help remember what items to later buy at the grocery store, and they generate computer file names to help remember the contents of those files. Generating cues in the service of later cognitive goals is a complex task that lies at the intersection… CONTINUE READING
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