Test-Taking Cements Knowledge Better Than Studying, Researchers Say – NYTimes.com

The research, published online Thursday in the journal Science, found that students who read a passage, then took a test asking them to recall what they had read, retained about 50 percent more of the information a week later than students who used two other methods.

via www.nytimes.com

Reading this, it made me think we should do a new media news geek quiz every week. Or maybe some kind of test…

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2 Comments on “Test-Taking Cements Knowledge Better Than Studying, Researchers Say – NYTimes.com”

  1. Veronica says:

    pleaase don’t…..

  2. Jim says:

    Don’t worry – I was joking, kind of. Still – the research data in the story is interesting…


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