ERIC Number: EJ446560
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Pay Attention! Demonstrating the Role of Attention in Learning.
Larsen, Janet D.
Teaching of Psychology, v18 n4 p238-39 Dec 1991
Describes a demonstration to illustrate the importance of knowing what is supposed to be learned before studying begins. Suggests that the exercise may be used to show the basic elements of a scientific experiment. Explains that attention's effect upon memory is shown by students' tendency to remember best what they are told to remember. (DK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A