The most effective learning strategies are not intuitive

Book - Make it stick.. the science of successful learningBook - Make it stick.. the science of successful learning

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author: Peter C. Brown
title: Make it stick: the science of successful learning



raises that point that students struggle to learn effectively, because the most effective learning strategies are counterintuitive at first.

See Learning is more efficient when it is effortfulLearning is more efficient when it is effortful
One of the main points of [[Book - Make it stick.. the science of successful learning]] is that learning is actually deeper and more durable when it is harder

the more effort you have to expend to...
or ….

Even though the effectiveness of these techniques has been shown, rereading texts and massed practice are by far the preferred study strategies of learners, even though they are the least productive.

Even though a study presented students with their own learning outcomes as evidence that Learning is more efficient when it is varied and you practice interleavingLearning is more efficient when it is varied and you practice interleaving
in [[Book - Make it stick.. the science of successful learning]], it is argued that interleaving different kinds of practice of a skill (or even a different skill) leads to better learning outcomes...
, they were still convinced that mass practice is the more efficient way of studying.

N. Kornell & R. A. Bjork, Learning concepts and categories: Is spacing the “enemy of induction”?, Psychological Science 19 (2008), 585– 592.