Different rates of forgetting following study versus test trials

  title={Different rates of forgetting following study versus test trials},
  author={Mark Allen Wheeler and Michael Ewers and Joseph F Buonanno},
  pages={571 - 580}
Two experiments investigated recall following two study conditions, (1) repeated test: a study trial followed by multiple recall trials, and (2) repeated study: multiple study trials with no tests. At a retention interval of 5 minutes, repeated study produced a higher level of recall than repeated test. When the retention interval was extended, forgetting was much more rapid in the study condition, with the repeated test manipulation leading to higher recall at an interval of 7 days. We… 

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