Testing, generation, and spacing applied to education: past, present and future

Catherine O Fritz

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Abstract

Research about remembering and learning should make sense in the laboratory and in the world; when it fails to do so, there is something wrong or something incompletely understood and more work is needed. Bob Bjork’s approach to his own research and his consideration of others’ work seem to embody this principle, and his inuence in this respect was fundamental to my development as a researcher and an educator. e current emphasis on giving psychology away and making it applicable to the world is due in great part to his eorts.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSuccessful Remembering and Successful Forgetting: A Festschrift in Honor of Robert A. Bjork
EditorsAaron S Benjamin
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherPsychology Press
Chapter10
Pages199-216
Number of pages18
Edition1
ISBN (Electronic)9780203842539
ISBN (Print)1848728913
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Keywords

  • Education
  • Memory

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