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Jeffrey D. KarpickeJames V. Bradley Associate Professor of Psychological Sciences, is an expert on learning, memory and information acquisition. His research has shown that college students who use retrieval practice, which is a form of self-testing, retain the information longer and learn better, compared to students who reread their notes. He is a cognitive scientist, and his expertise includes learning and cognitive strategies in children and educational technology and computer-based learning.

In 2014, Karpicke received a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. He also received a Faculty Early Career Development award from the National Science Foundation in 2012.

Karpicke can discuss:

  • Ways to improve student learning.
  • Student learning and retrieval practice.
  • Testing and studying.
  • Computer-based learning and educational technology.

Contact: Jeffrey D. Karpicke, 765-494-0273 , 

Purdue University, 610 Purdue Mall, West Lafayette, IN 47907, (765) 494-4600

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