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What’s the Ideal Size for Online Discussion Groups?

We’re all learning lots about online teaching these days: new software (Zoom), new vocabulary (“asynchronous”),…

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“How to Study Less and Learn More”: Explaining Learning Strategies...

Because cognitive science gives us such good guidance about learning, we want to share that…

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Permission to Feel: Unlocking the Power of Emotions to Help...

How are you feeling? We ask this question often because our feelings are an important…

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What’s Better Than Caffeine (And Doesn’t Require Electrodes)?

Is there an easy way to help students use their working memory more effectively? Do we have to zap their brains with electricity to accomplish this goal? Continue reading

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The Limits of “Desirable Difficulties”: Catching Up with Sans Forgetica

Can a hard-to-read font improve student learning? That’s a very strange question, but in 2019 we had some reasons to think the answer was “yes.” Just published research updates our understanding. Continue reading

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