Splash Biography

SARAH WILTERSON, PhD Candidate at Princeton U

Major: Princeton University

College/Employer: Not available.

Year of Graduation: G21

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

I'm a 4th year graduate student interested in how and when people learn.

My current work seeks to understand explicit strategies in skill learning; my prior work investigated more traditional learning of facts and concepts.

Past Classes

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S61: Learning Learning-Theory in Rainstorm Spring 2020 (May. 30 - 31, 2020)
Can you spend less time studying and still learn the same amount? Scientists have discovered a number of ways to speed learning and boost memory. In this class, you will learn how to improve your own class performance using techniques backed by science. Sample topics: recall practice effects, spacing effects, the generation effect, transfer of learning