"Desirable difficulties" (bjork) suggests that introducing difficulties in learning will benefit longterm #learning. The empirical literature indicates that desirable difficulty effects may not work in conditions where working #memory is already stressed.https://t.co/iXNSNW21Pz pic.twitter.com/evUgEqKzFj— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) November 6, 2018 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js
Taking multiple-choice practice tests with competitive incorrect alternatives can enhance performance on relatedbut different questions appearing on a later cued-recall test https://t.co/OJqjHUln1t pic.twitter.com/nyOMFy0xJs— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) August 13, 2018 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js
Human memory retrieval is a very dynamic process. It alters the state of the system when you retrieve. The more you retrieve more retrievable a memory will be in the future.