Interview Compilations

Improving memory by improving learning strategies
Title Description Interviewee Producer Duration
The Effect of Context on Memory Everything we do occurs in a particular context. How does this context influence our memory of events and facts that we want to recall? According to Dr. Bjork, variability in study context will give a learner more potential retrieval cues to... Robert A. Bjork goCognitive 00:08:47
The Future of Learning Modern learners will have to be more self-reliant and sophisticated than previous generations. Learning will often occur outside of the standard educational framework and rely more on technology and self-directed learning experiences. This... Robert A. Bjork goCognitive 00:05:50
The theory of disuse and the role of forgetting in human memory 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... Robert A. Bjork goCognitive 00:07:08
Using our memory shapes our memory Unlike a typical data-storage device human memory is shaped by its use. Information stored in memory is made more or less accessible by how the information is used. Non-use makes it more difficult to retrieve, while recall of information... Robert A. Bjork goCognitive 00:04:41