PBS/NOVA ‘Schools of the Future’ features university psychologists

Research by Washington University psychologists Henry L. “Roddy” Roediger and Mark McDaniel will be featured in a PBS/NOVA documentary on “Schools of the Future,” which premieres on PBS stations nationwide Wednesday, Sept. 14.

Roediger and McDaniel, both professors of psychological and brain sciences in Arts & Sciences, were interviewed for the program in January. Their segment features research on the importance of repeated testing for improving student learning and recall, including a focus on their in-classroom experiments with students at a middle school in nearby Columbia, Ill.


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