Assessment

Testing Can Be Useful for Students and Teachers, Promoting Long-Term Learning

Pop quiz! Tests are good for: (a) Assessing what you’ve learned; (b) Learning new information; (c) a & b; (d) None of the above. The correct answer? According to research from psychological science, it’s both (a) and (b) – while testing can be useful as an assessment tool, the actual More

Driving Simulators Help Older Adults Improve Their Road Skills

Older drivers could benefit from training programs that put them behind the wheel—in a driving simulator, with an observer who helps them develop their skills. That’s the conclusion of a new article published in Current Directions in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.  Older people are More