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Retrieval-Based Learning : Research at the Interface between Cognitive Science and Education

  title={Retrieval-Based Learning : Research at the Interface between Cognitive Science and Education},
  author={David C. Geary and Daniel B. Berch and Sarah Hartman and Jay Belsky and Shinobu Kitayama and Sarah T. Huff and Ren{\'e} Zeelenbergetrds},
This essay reviews research on retrieval-based learning, which refers to the general finding that practicing active retrieval enhances long-term,meaningful learning. The idea that retrieval promotes learning has existed for centuries, and the first experiments demonstrating retrieval practice effects were carried out near the beginning of experimental research on learning and memory. Interest in retrieval practice was sporadic during the past century, but the topic has received intense interest… 

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