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  If you’re like most people, you probably think you have a pretty good idea about how learning...

Desirable Difficulties: Taking the Path of MORE Resistance to Enhance Learning Taking the path of...

Students often try to avoid making errors during the learning process, but as Dr. Robert Bjork...

Dr. Fran Pirozzolo discusses the important role of errors, or mistakes, in sports training. He...

Learn why learning science works.  Explore the foundational principles of cognition, memory, and...

“Mirror, Mirror on the wall, who is the fastest one of all?” “My dear child, you are. You’ve got...

We’ve all heard the old adage, “practice makes perfect.” It’s the idea that if we just practice...

ZEYNEP GUNGOR was born in Turkey and studied at a German High School before coming to USA. She is a...

One Question You Need to Ask Yourself About Your Syllabus This article was originally published in...

As we get older, do we want to only remember the good times (and gains)? This article was...

Creating Fond Memories by Mastering Peak-Rule This article was originally published in Psychology...

Think more, Eat Less? Thinking about future meals can make you eat less This article was originally...

ONE OF THE main lessons to be learned from our studies of the home-court/field effect is that an...

Journalist Joshua Foer, author of Moonwalking with Einstein,  took a stab at mental athleticism,...

Retrieval cues are stimuli that help you retrieve a certain memory. Watch this video and learn...

Tim Urban has become one of the Internet’s most popular writers. With wry stick-figure...

In the video above, Kathryn Schulz makes a compelling case for not just admitting our...

Carol Dweck, Ph.D., is a world-renowned Stanford University psychologist and one of the world’s...

How do you know what you know and what you don’t know? How can you tell if you have learned...

Thomas Frank is the creator of  College Info Geek. His blog, videos, and podcasts present ways to...

It is not surprising that being bilingual has many practical benefits in an increasingly...

Did you know that babies under the age of 1 year can benefit from being exposed to a second...

Have you ever heard someone say, “I’ve just never been good at math and never will be,” or,...

In this video, Dr. Michael Serra (Texas Tech University) discusses the importance of...

Beliefs About Brain Training: Why They Could Be Hurting Us This article was originally published in...

We would all agree that failing or making mistakes is not a pleasant experience. What we often...

Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning To most of us, learning something “the hard way”...

We have three videos we think you will enjoy. The first is Dr. Mark McDaniel explaining the...

This article was originally published in Psychology Today on Alan Castel’s blog, Metacognition and...

Improve Your Memory: The Case Against Crosswords and Google This article was originally published...

“Desirable difficulties” is a term coined by Dr. Robert Bjork (UCLA) over 20 years ago. It refers...

  Dr. Alan Castel (UCLA) talks about how memory changes with age. It’s true that older adults...

Dr. Robert Bjork (UCLA) talks about how forgetting is not simply losing something from memory....

Rote rehearsal refers to practicing something over and over again, and it’s often the strategy of...

Dr. Fran Pirozzolo discusses the critical role that families and other supportive figures play in...

The goal of instruction should be to facilitate long-term LEARNING. However, during the...

We have all heard people claim to be “visual learners,” “auditory learners,” or some other...

Memory errors are common and they become more common as we get older, but as Dr. Alan Castel...

Dr. Fran Pirozzolo provides several examples of how he has designed practice to be more difficult,...

This article was originally published in Psychology Today on Nate Kornell’s blog, Everybody is...

10,000 Simple Steps to a Better Memory: Take a Walk This article was originally published in...

This article was originally published in Psychology Today on Nate Kornell’s blog, Everybody is...