The Spacing Effect: Harnessing The Power Of Spaced Practice For Learning That Sticks
by Learning Pool / Published: Mar 10 2022
What it's about
This whitepaper, written for Learning Pool by John Helmer, demonstrates how this now well-established knowledge about the workings of memory can be applied in practical situations using modern learning technology.
Why This Paper Now?Technology and the spacing effect: A missed opportunity?
How The Spacing Effect WorksWhat Ebbinghaus discovered: Development of Ebbinghaus’s ideas by behaviorists and cognitivists.
Spaced Practice In PracticeAre we doing it already? Blended learning 10,000 hours of practice? Duolingo and language learning? Do we need to space everything?
Using Technology To Harness The Spacing Effect3 reasons why now is the moment for spaced practice: Mitigating the annoyance factor Spacing and the LXP. Periodicity—are there any “magic numbers”? Spacing … or nudging?
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