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Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition Vol. 36, No. 5 (September 2010) pp. 1097–1107
Recent studies have used spatial reorientation task paradigms to identify underlying cognitive mechanisms of navigation in children, adults, and a range of animal species. Despite broad interest in this task across disciplines, little is known about ...
Effects of three diagram instruction methods on transfer of diagram comprehension skills: The critical role of inference while learning
Jennifer G. Cromley; Bradley W. Bergey; Shannon Fitzhugh; Nora Newcombe; Theodore W. Wills; Thomas F. Shipley; Jacqueline C. Tanaka
Learning and Instruction Vol. 26, No. 1 (August 2013) pp. 45–58
Can students be taught to better comprehend the diagrams in their textbooks? Can such teaching transfer to uninstructed diagrams in the same domain or even in a new domain? What methods work best for these goals? Building on previous research...