The theory of disuse and the role of forgetting in human memory

The theory of disuse and the role of forgetting in human memory

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Dr. Bjork explains how our intuitions about memory are often faulty and how the act of forgetting information can lead to a better retention of information in the long term. This has important implications in the field of education, where quick performance improvements are often counterproductive for the ultimate goal of long-term retention of information.
Tags:
memory, long-term memory, remembering, forgetting, retrieval, storage
Duration:
00:07:08