Transfer of Test-Enhanced Learning: Meta-Analytic Review and Synthesis

  title={Transfer of Test-Enhanced Learning: Meta-Analytic Review and Synthesis},
  author={Steven C. Pan and Timothy C. Rickard},
  journal={Psychological Bulletin},
Attempting recall of information from memory, as occurs when taking a practice test, is one of the most potent training techniques known to learning science. However, does testing yield learning that transfers to different contexts? In the present article, we report the findings of the first comprehensive meta-analytic review into that question. Our review encompassed 192 transfer effect sizes extracted from 122 experiments and 67 published and unpublished articles (N = 10,382) that together… 
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