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Making mistakes while studying actually helps you learn better

Medical X-Press – Staff Writer

When learning something new, there are instances where trial and error helps rather than hinders, according to recent findings by Baycrest researchers. Contrary to popular belief, when a person makes a mistake while learning, it improves their memory for the right information, but only if the error is close to the correct answer, according to a study published in the journal, Memory. (more)

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