On the Difficulty of Dislodging Learners’ Illusions About How Best to Learn
APA article spotlight for Yan, V. X., Bjork, E. L., & Bjork, R. A. (2016). On the difficulty of mending metacognitive illusions: A priori theories, fluency effects, and misattributions of the interleaving benefit. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 145(7), 918–933. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/xge0000177
This journal article reports the results of a series of 7 experiments that I conducted that mapped out the extent to which people hold firmly to the illusion blocking is better for their own learning and the possible reasons why they fall prey to this illusion.
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