Do we know what we've learned from listening to the news?

@article{Schneider1993DoWK,
  title={Do we know what we've learned from listening to the news?},
  author={Sandra L. Schneider and Suzanne Laurion},
  journal={Memory & Cognition},
  year={1993},
  volume={21},
  pages={198-209}
}
This study investigates the relationship between knowledge acquisition and an awareness of that knowledge within the context of listening to the news, Subjects listened to a recording of a radio news program consisting of regular news items as well as editorials, manipulated to be of high or low personal relevance. They then completed a surprise memory test and rated their confidence in their answers. In contrast to many studies, the results indicated a strong positive confidence-accuracy… CONTINUE READING

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