Suppose you want to improve your golf game—say, driving and putting. If you’re like most people, you would practice all of your driving and then all of your putting (or vice versa) before calling it a day. This is called blocked practice, and it’s widely adopted throughout the world. However, as Dr. Doug Rohrer (University of South Florida) discusses in this video, it is far better for long-term learning to mix-up, or “interleave,” the skills you are trying to master, whether they are sports-related or academic. Watch to find out more.
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