Test-potentiated learning: distinguishing between direct and indirect effects of tests.

  title={Test-potentiated learning: distinguishing between direct and indirect effects of tests.},
  author={Kathleen M. Arnold and Kathleen B. McDermott},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Learning, memory, and cognition},
  volume={39 3},
The facilitative effect of retrieval practice, or testing, on the probability of later retrieval has been the focus of much recent empirical research. A lesser known benefit of retrieval practice is that it may also enhance the ability of a learner to benefit from a subsequent restudy opportunity. This facilitative effect of retrieval practice on subsequent encoding is known as test-potentiated learning. Thus far, however, the literature has not isolated the indirect effect of retrieval… 

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