Applying Proven Memory Encoding And Retrieval Techniques

Memory encoding and retrieval are not accidental activities. It requires a learner to engage in purposeful memory exercises to maximize their potential to apply and […]

Naked Architect In The Desert Syndrome

The Naked Architect in the Desert Syndrome (NADS) can give you false confidence that once memorized, you "know" things. Do we still need memorization in […]

Testing Learning Is As Time Critical As Delivering It

It is recognized that there are optimum times to learn and optimum pacing for that learning. The same is true for testing, but this is […]

The Role Of Memory In Learning – Encoding

As we discussed in the previous blog article in this series, there are 3 main steps in the memory process: encoding, storing, and retrieving. Here, […]

Classic Learning Research in Practice – Thinking Brain & Memory

Our brain is self-organizing using Neuroplasticity trough long term Potentiation, keeping hold of knowledge or depression by removing  irrelevant knowledge. Like on a computer system […]

The Role Of Memory In Learning: How Important Is It?

Memory is the superior (logical or intellectual) cognitive process that defines the temporal dimension of our mental organization. It is our ability to encode, store, […]

The Magical Number Seven, Plus Or Minus Two

Understanding and using the limits of our memory. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Effective Memorization Techniques For Online Learning

Remember those moments when you try to memorize something and information is too difficult to remember or organize? Usually, you are limited in time too. […]

Training Worthy Of Attention: Attention, Memory, And Usable Knowledge

In the workplace, there are many things vying for attention: Work, deadlines, workplace drama, family issues, and more. We should assume that people have too […]

Memory And Learning, Part 2

Last month, I began a series of articles about knowing and using the constraints of perception and memory. Unlike some other constraints on learning interventions […]

How To Design To Help Working Memory, Part 1

When working on a project, it’s super helpful to understand and work within the project’s real needs and constraints. For example, when buying a car, […]

Enhancing Short-Term Memory: 5 Strategies For eLearning Professionals

What eLearning Professionals Should Know About Short-Τerm Μemory An eLearning course cannot be truly successful unless it is memorable. Learners must be able to not […]

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