Dr. Elizabeth Bjork (UCLA) discusses research in her lab showing that studying information in anticipation of having to teach someone else that information is an effective way to learn. Watch this video to hear how preparing to teach enhances learning!

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Dr. Elizabeth Ligon Bjork (Ph.D., University of Michigan) is a Professor of Psychology at UCLA. Among her many accomplishments, Dr. Bjork has held faculty positions at Rockefeller University and the University of Michigan, served on the editorial board of several scientific journals, is a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science, and has chaired a number of committees concerned with teacher training and undergraduate education. Her research focuses on identifying ways to optimize human learning and retention.

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