|If studying 3 subjects over one night, better to interleave them than study subject 1 then subject 2 then subject 3.||Robert Bjork on YouTube. Even though you look better in the short term with block learning, interleaving is more effective over the long term. The last few minutes are fascinating.|
|The Secret to Better Learning That Most People Don’t Know||Link||From spring.org.uk|
|Here's one hypothesis of why this works||Link||Also explains why we need to take regular breaks from studying.
|Spacing the learning|
|When learning new material or new skills, spacing the learning episodes over large periods of time will improve the long-term retention of the material or skills.||Robert Bjork on YouTube - spacing improves long-term retention.|
|Short overview from a psychology website||From Dr. Dewey intropsych.com|
|One researcher gives first-hand experience||From psychologyineducation.wordpress.com|