Using Day and Night – Scheduling Retrieval Practice and Sleep

@article{Kroneisen2020UsingDA,
  title={Using Day and Night – Scheduling Retrieval Practice and Sleep},
  author={Meike Kroneisen and Carolina E. Kuepper-Tetzel},
  journal={Psychology Learning \& Teaching},
  year={2020},
  volume={20},
  pages={40 - 57}
}
Sleep right after studying new material is more conducive to memory than a period of wakefulness. Another way to counteract forgetting is to practice retrieval: taking a test strengthens memory more effectively than restudying the material. The current work aims at investigating the interaction between sleep and testing by asking if testing adds to, neutralizes, or decreases the effect of sleep on memory? We tested this in one pilot and one experiment by manipulating the timing of the practice… 

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