Exams are coming; Optimize your learning by using “Desirable Difficulties”.

Desirable difficulties are difficulties which challenge the comfort but ends up creating long term desirable effects(Learning). The concept of “desirable difficulties” was developed by Robert Bjork of UCLA. In his research, he noticed various kinds of experimental phenomena which indicated the emergence of 2 predominant patterns in learning. They are: Conditions of instruction or practice … Continue reading Exams are coming; Optimize your learning by using “Desirable Difficulties”.

Tweet: Along With Practice, Sleep Makes Perfect

Paper Link : Relearn Faster and Retain Longer: Along With Practice, Sleep Makes Perfect Researchers investigated whether sleep-dependent memory consolidation could help to save practice time during relearning. During two sessions occurring 12 hr apart, 40 participants practiced foreign vocabulary until they reached a perfect level of performance. Half of them learned in the morning … Continue reading Tweet: Along With Practice, Sleep Makes Perfect

Tweet: Is it even necessary or desirable to retrieve fundamentally transient information ?

Is it even necessary or desirable to remember and retrieve all kinds information, when all of it is available in a finger tip and touch screen ? Is it a wrong way of prioritizing the learning and education system ? https://t.co/TnuwIS7gY9— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) August 30, 2019 The practical value of every major conceptual framework needs … Continue reading Tweet: Is it even necessary or desirable to retrieve fundamentally transient information ?

Tweet: Reading and re-reading may not be effective learning methods in an exam retrieval point of view. But are we ignoring the Giant?

Reading and re-reading may not be effective learning methods in an exam retrieval point of view. But are we ignoring the Giant? WHAT READING DOES FOR THE MIND BY ANNE E.CUNNINGHAM AND KEITH STANOVICHhttps://t.co/MGoPNCZ2FS pic.twitter.com/YbjDPFPH3B— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) August 30, 2019https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Reading and re-reading are less effective learning methods compared to other powerful learning methods … Continue reading Tweet: Reading and re-reading may not be effective learning methods in an exam retrieval point of view. But are we ignoring the Giant?