New Meta-Analysis on Debunking -- Still an Unclear Way to Potency

A new meta-analysis on debunking was released last week, and I was hoping to get clear guidelines on how to debunk misinformation. Unfortunately, the science […]

Major Research Review on eLearning Effectiveness

Is elearning effective? As effective as classroom instruction -- more or less effective? What about blended learning -- when elearning and classroom learning are combined? […]

Prompting Learning When Our Learners Play Games

Another research brief. Answer the question and only then read what the research says: Loading...   In a recent study with teenagers playing a game […]

Research Reviews of the Spacing Effect.

I've been following the spacing effect for over a decade, writing a research-to-practice report in 2006, and recommending the spacing effects to my clients and […]

Giving Learners More Control in eLearning: What Does the Research Say?

Does giving learners more control of the way they navigate through an elearning program help them or hurt them? Before I tell you what the […]

Will's History of Spacing Out on Learning

As you know, if you've dabbled into my work for a few years, I've closely followed the research finding, "The Spacing Effect," both from a […]

Five Reasons Learners Experience the Spacing Effect

The spacing effect, if not the most studied learning factor, is certainly in the top five. As Harry Bahrick and Lynda Hall said in 2005, […]

Fitness Training Supports Improved Cognitive Functioning in Older Adults

A 2003 meta-analysis found that fitness training was likely to improve cognitive functioning in older adults. I'm reprising this because it is one of Psychological […]

It's Behavior Change Stupid! Transfer that!

Those of us in the learning professions are naturally enamored with the power of learning. This is all fine and good--learning is necessary for human […]

Interview with Karl Kapp on Games, Gamification, and LEARNING!

Dr. Karl Kapp is one of the learning field's best research-to-practice gurus! Legendary for his generosity and indefatigable energy, it is my pleasure to interview […]

Neuroscientists, Just Now, Detail 97 Newly-Found Regions in Brain

The journal Nature reported today that a new map of the brain reveals 97 newly-found regions, each specialized to certain functions. In an article, entitled, […]

Blood Glucose -- Probably NOT a determinant of Willpower.

New research just published (July 11, 2016) shows that the blood-glucose hypothesis about willpower is probably not true, at least not as evidenced by current […]

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