The spacing effect is a well supported finding in learning research that exposure to a material over time supports memorization. Some facts…
- The best time to reinforce previous learning is at a point just before forgetting takes place. This point varies from person to person. It also varies depending upon what is being learned.
- The time interval that a fact is remembered increases with repeated exposure.
The spacing effect has been known for more than a century.
It has been documented in other species.