Retrieval Practice Is Effective Regardless of Self-Reported Need for Cognition - Behavioral and Brain Imaging Evidence

@article{WiklundHrnqvist2021RetrievalPI,
  title={Retrieval Practice Is Effective Regardless of Self-Reported Need for Cognition - Behavioral and Brain Imaging Evidence},
  author={Carola Wiklund-H{\"o}rnqvist and Sara Stillesj{\"o} and Micael Andersson and Bert Jonsson and Lars Nyberg},
  journal={Frontiers in Psychology},
  year={2021},
  volume={12}
}
There is an emerging consensus that retrieval practice is a powerful way to enhance long-term retention and to reduce achievement gaps in school settings. Less is known whether retrieval practice benefits performance in individuals with low intrinsic motivation to spend time and effort on a given task, as measured by self-reported need for cognition (NFC). Here, we examined retrieval practice in relation to individual differences in NFC by combining behavioral and functional magnetic resonance… 

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