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Retrieval-induced forgetting in educational contexts: Monitoring, expertise, text integration, and test format

Carroll, Marie Vivienne; Campbell-Ratcliffe, Jonathon; Murnane, Hannah; Perfect, Timothy John


Retrieval practice leads to the impaired recall of related but unpractised items, an effect termed retrieval-induced forgetting (RIF). Two experiments showed that RIF occurred with "real world" educational material, and isolated several boundary conditions for the phenomenon. Experiment 1 showed that integration of material available to experts but not to novices in a domain of knowledge, protected against RIF, which disappeared after a 24 hours. Experiment 2 examined the impact on RIF of the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: European Journal of Cognitive Psychology
DOI: 10.1080/09541440701326071


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