U.S. News & World Report:
A new study shows that just a bit of practice can give a certain type of learning remarkable staying power.
Over two consecutive days, volunteers were asked to identify a specific face or pattern from a larger group of images. They found it difficult at first but their ability improved with practice. When they were tested again one to two years later, the participants were able to retain specific information about those faces and patterns.
The study, conducted by researchers at McMaster University in Canada, was published in the June issue of the journal Psychological Science.
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