Testing versus review: Effects on retention.

@inproceedings{Nungester1982TestingVR,
  title={Testing versus review: Effects on retention.},
  author={Ronald J. Nungester and Philippe C. Duchastel},
  year={1982}
}
Taking a test on content that has just been studied is known to enhance later retention of the material studied, but is testing more profitable than the same amount of time spent in review? High school students studied a brief history text, then either took a test on the passage, spent equivalent time reviewing the passage, or went on to an unrelated task. A retention test given 2 weeks later indicated that the test condition resulted in better retention than either the review or the control… CONTINUE READING

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