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Recall recall

Posted on: September 28, 2018

Even as some folks cannot get beyond the basement of Bloom’s Taxonomy and push content, shortcuts, and memorisation, here is research on the fallibility of sheer recall.

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Our memories are imperfect. Our brains are wired to forget instead of to remember. Yet some people insist that we reach for the low-hanging fruit of recall. Why? This is the easiest to measure.

Since we cannot run away from this necessary evil, how might we improve memory retention with research?

This segment offers some clues:

  • Leverage on recency by testing memory without distractions
  • Warning the learner of misinformation (fallacies, misconceptions).

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