Testing effect

A learning science principle that shows that quizzing or testing has a positive correlation to memory retrieval and retention, and generally outperforms simple re-reading or re-studying of course material.

See also: Desirable difficulty, Forgetting curve, Retrieval practice

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The testing effect in action:

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