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Make It Stick The Science of Successful Learning

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ISBN-10: 0674729013

ISBN-13: 9780674729018

Edition: 2014

Authors: Peter C. Brown, Henry L. Roediger, Mark A. McDaniel

List price: $27.95
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To most of us, learning something "the hard way" implies wasted time and effort. Good teaching, we believe, should be creatively tailored to the different learning styles of students and should use strategies that make learning easier. Make It Stick turns fashionable ideas like these on their head. Drawing on recent discoveries in cognitive psychology and other disciplines, the authors offer concrete techniques for becoming more productive learners.Memory plays a central role in our ability to carry out complex cognitive tasks, such as applying knowledge to problems never before encountered and drawing inferences from facts already known. New insights into how memory is encoded,…    
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Book details

List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 4/14/2014
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 336
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Mark A. McDaniel (Ph.D., University of Colorado, 1980) is a Professor of Psychology at Washington University. He conducts research on human learning and memory and particularly on prospective memory and memory and aging. One unifying theme in his research is the investigation of factors and processes that lead to memory and learning failures. McDaniel has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and edited books and is a leader in the field of prospective memory, with over two million dollars in grant support from NIH and NASA for memory and cognition research. He is a Fellow of Divisions 3 (Experimental Psychology) and 20 (Adult Development and Aging) of the American…