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Make it Stick: Strategies for Successful Learning

Thursday, March 26, 2015 @ 6:30 PM-8:30 PM

$10

Registration required. FREE to the first 10 registrants, $10 per person thereafter. OPEN to ALL. Space is limited. Middle and high school students welcome. Register below.

Check the calendar for additional talks in the series, UNFORGETTABLE: TALKS ON The Science of Memory on May 13.

Featured Speaker: Henry L. Roediger, III, Ph.D., James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychology, Memory Lab, Washington University in St. Louis; and co-author, Make It Stick, The Science of Successful Learning

— lecture and book signing

Cramming and highlighting aren’t the golden tickets to long-term recall. Psychological research shows that people often use ineffective strategies to learn and remember. Washington University Distinguished University Professor in Arts & Sciences, Henry Roediger, talks about why this happens, discusses which common strategies are ineffective and should be avoided, and describes strategies that promote effective learning and long-term remembering. Don’t forget to mark your calendars for this insightful talk on the science of memory and Making It Stick! Books available for purchase and signing by the author.

“Make It Stick offers practical advice for learners of all ages, at all stages of life… and points the way forward with a very real prospect of tangible and enduring benefits.” – Psychology Today

UNFORGETTABLE: TALKS ON The Science of Memory

From one of the world’s first scholars to see the value in studying how humans retrieve memories, to a neuroscientist who studies the impact of stress on memory, you’ll hear from leading experts and gather some useful strategies, tips and tricks to improve and strengthen your memory and long-term recall in this unforgettable series on the science of memory.

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Details

Date:
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Time:
6:30 PM-8:30 PM
Cost:
$10
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Venue

OASIS at the Center of Clayton
50 Gay Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63105 United States
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