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Unformatted text preview: am (cumulative) 5 1/17/13 A Initial Learning S1 B S1 C S3 S1 S2 D S2 S4 S1 S2 S3 S4 S2 S3 S4 S3 S4 E S1 S2 S3 S4 (2) Distributed Learning n༆  Distributed (spaced) learning is more effective than massed learning (cramming) ¨༊  This is true not just for fact learning but also for skill learning Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 TEST Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 TEST Massed Learning Distributed Learning (2) Distributed Learning Learning Words Learning How to Type 6 1/17/13 The Benefits of Distributed Learning: Poem You can get a good deal from rehearsal If it just has the proper dispersal. You would just be an ass, To do it en masse Your remembering would turn out much worse by Ulric Neisser Avoid cramming! (3) The Importance of Attention During Memory Encoding n༆  Divided attention during learning (= encoding) makes later recall much worse Avoid distraction while learning (e.g., watching TV, chatting with friends) ¨༊  Listening to...
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2014 for the course PSYC 2145 taught by Professor Cheriking during the Spring '07 term at Colorado.

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