“FORGETTING IS THE FRIEND OF LEARNING”

“FORGETTING IS THE FRIEND OF LEARNING.” One research finding about studying was completely new to me. The idea is that spacing the study of a subject is helpful as are frequent quizzes. The reason offered is that forgetting and relearning material is “self-reinforcing.” Dr. Nate Kornell, a psychologist at Williams College says: “The idea is that forgetting is the friend of learning.”

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One Response to “FORGETTING IS THE FRIEND OF LEARNING”

  1. Mary Jane Schaefer says:

    Wow, I must be very smart because I’m forgetting everything.

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