For months, public health experts have shared a constant refrain, stating that widespread testing and comprehensive contact tracing are essential to stopping the spread of COVID-19. In policy papers, Congressional briefings, and media interviews, they have carefully explained why contact tracing systems should be in place before cases become more
Adequate estimation and communication of risks is a critical competence of physicians. Due to an evident lack of these competences, effective training addressing risk competence during medical education is needed. Test-enhanced learning has been shown to produce marked effects on achievements. This study aimed to investigate the effect of repeated
The purpose of this review is to synthesize recent literature relating to factual knowledge acquisition and retention and to explore its applications to medical education.
Distributing, or spacing, practice is superior to massed practice (i.e. cramming). Testing, compared to re-study, produces better learning and knowledge retention, especially if tested as retrieval