Learning and Education

Social Memory & Cognition Lab  Ι  Department of Psychology

Our work on this theme focuses on the following topics:

  • Propagation of general knowledge
  • Social and nonsocial scaffolding of knowledge representation
  • Efficacy of learning methods
  • Stereotype threat and cognition

Representative Publications:

Pociask, S*., & Rajaram, S. (2014). The effects of collaborative practice on statistical problem solving: benefits and boundaries. Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, 3, 252-260.(view)

Fazio, L.K.*, Barber, S.J.*, Rajaram, S., Ornstein, P., & Marsh, E.J. (2013). Creating Illusions of Knowledge: Learning Errors that Contradict Prior Knowledge. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 142, 1-5.(view)

Congleton, A.R.* & Rajaram, S. (2012). The origin of the interaction between learning history and delay in the testing effect: The roles of processing and retrieval organization. Memory & Cognition, 40, 528 ?539. (view)

Congleton, A.R.* & Rajaram, S. (2011). The influence of learning methods on collaboration: Prior repeated retrieval enhances retrieval organization, abolishes collaborative inhibition, and promotes post-collaborative memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 140, 535-551.(view)

Blumen, H.*, & Rajaram, S. (2009). Effects of Repeated Collaborative Retrieval on Individual Memory Vary as a Function of Recall versus Recognition Tasks. Memory, 17, 840-846.(view)

Blumen, S.*, & Rajaram, S. (2008). Effects of Group Collaboration and Repeated Retrieval on Individual Recall. Memory, 16, 231-244.(view)

Barber, S. J.*, Rajaram, S., & Marsh, E.J. (2008). Fact learning: How information accuracy, delay, and repeated testing change retention and retrieval experience. Memory, 16, 934-946.(view)