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66), both of which produced signiﬁcantly more correct responses on the ﬁnal test than all the other conditions. In our view, these two learning conditions contained two critical components – testing (retrieval) and feedback – that the other learning conditions lacked (or had only one or the other), and this combination contributed to best performance on the delayed test. ’s (2008) Experiment 2 on test formats. Proportion correct was greater for test conditions than study conditions; however, subjects predicted learning would be greater for study conditions relative to test conditions.
The general conclusion drawn from the four experiments was that distributed retrieval produced much better retention on a ﬁnal test than did massed retrieval, but that it did not matter whether the schedule had uniform or expanded spacing of tests. Recent research by Karpicke and Roediger (2007) and Logan and Balota 30 Roediger et al. (2008) actually shows a more interesting pattern. On tests that occur a day or more after original learning, equal interval schedules of initial testing actually produce greater long-term retention than do expanding schedules (just the opposite of Landauer and Bjork’s ﬁndings).
Half of the subjects received the feedback immediately after each question, while the rest received the feedback after a 1-day delay. 4. On the ﬁnal test, delayed feedback led to substantially better performance than immediate feedback, while the standard feedback condition and the answer-until-correct feedback condition resulted in similar performance. Butler et al. , see Kulik & Kulik, 1988, for a review). Namely, this inconsistency might occur if learners do not fully process delayed feedback, which would be particularly likely in applied studies where less experimental control is present.