What is helpful is that [the feedback] comes close to when you perform the task, and that it requires you to generate an answer
Re-reading and highlighting are particularly ineffective. They’re just passive, and you are just kind of skimming that material. If you’re preparing for a meeting, you’d be much better off just putting the material away and just asking yourself questions.
I think there’s so much stuff out there now that’s like, “Learning’s supposed to be easy, learning’s supposed to be fun!”
People underestimate how much they forget, and people who are able to revisit their learning at a regular rate end up learning a lot more.