The “decadent” phenomena among freshmen and sophomores from ten universities in Guangdong.We conducted surveys and in-depth interviews among ten universities to investigate the reasons why so many undergraduates liked to stay in their apartments and spend lots of time playing computer games.
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Does “spaced memorial method” work? The categorized effect in the long-term memory.Honors Undergraduate Thesis.
In these within-subject experiments, results revealed that memorizing two-category materials is significantly better than memorizing one-category materials on condition that the numbers of paragraphs to remember were at least more than three.
Break down the wall: How the “folder effect” limits the transfer of learning.Research question: What limits the interdomain transfer? Hypothesis: If we learn the same thing in two different contexts (say business and psychology), we will best transfer what we learn in the same context. Implications: Our schools have packed knowledge into different disciplines. Knowledge is blocked within different “folders” and we’re less likely to notice the connections and relation between the knowledge, which may undermine its retrieval and future transfer.
When words blur your eyes: The mechanism of the verbal overshadowing effect.①see a human face for 20s
②recall and decribe it
③choose the human face you see previously Result: People perform better if they don't go through step 2. Two possible explanations:
1)visual memory →sematic memory →visual memory
2)wholistic processing→ local processing→wholistic processing