A recent article published by Springer Nature shares how an adaptive learning platform harnesses artificial intelligence and the principles of cognitive psychology to find and fill knowledge gaps among clinicians to reduce medical errors. This article summarizes those findings.
Research has also shown that multiple practice tests can further improve retention and test performance. Repeatedly asking your brain to dig around and produce sought-after information creates stronger connections and retrieval pathways in the brain.
Educators and education institutions have long believed that learning styles not only matter but are the key to effective learning. Many educators have been encouraged to create learning experiences based on these “styles” to improve learning outcomes. But, do such experiences actually result in better learning?
We all complain about how lousy our memories are. But forgetting is one of the most important tasks your brain undertakes. In fact, your brain intentionally and immediately discards almost everything you experience.