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Question: What for you are the key factors in transferring knowledge and information from the short term to the long term memory, and then retrieving from the long term memory at the right time?
Learning and Remembering, long-term memory, retrieval, short-term memory
Asked by jtracy to Yana, Rebecca, Mike, Mark, Lucy, Kathryn, Jo, Iroise, Alice on 27 Feb 2018.
answered on 27 Feb 2018:
There is lots of research about how we consolidate information that we learn, i.e. embed it with our pre-existing knowledge. There is evidence that spacing the presentation of new information out over time is helpful, as well as interleaving old and new information.
Also, sleep is important:
There is also evidence that testing yourself (or your students) is more effective than repeating information: http://tdtrust.org/testing-is-key-to-long-term-learning
I hope that’s helpful!
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