The Testing Effect: Illustrating a Fundamental Concept and Changing Study Strategies

@article{Einstein2012TheTE,
  title={The Testing Effect: Illustrating a Fundamental Concept and Changing Study Strategies},
  author={Gilles O. Einstein and Hillary G. Mullet and Tyler Leland Harrison},
  journal={Teaching of Psychology},
  year={2012},
  volume={39},
  pages={190 - 193}
}
An important recent finding is that testing improves learning and memory. In this article, the authors describe a demonstration that illustrates this principle and helps students incorporate more testing into their learning. The authors asked students to read one text using a Study–Study strategy and one text using a Study–Test strategy. One week later, the authors tested students’ memory for both texts with short-answer quizzes. The results revealed the standard testing effect and served as… 
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