APS Award Address
The Surprising Power of Retrieval Practice in Improving Retention: From the Lab to the Classroom
Friday, May 25, 2012,
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
The act of retrieving information during a test is usually thought to measure memory, not change it. Yet retrieval is not neutral and can exert large positive effects on future tests. The power of retrieval is as evident in the classroom as in the lab and may have important consequences for educational practice.
Henry L. Roediger, III is a recipient of a 2012 Association for Psychological Science (APS) William James Fellow Award.
Henry L. Roediger, III in The Faces and Minds of Psychological Science