distributed practice

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dis·trib·ut·ed prac·tice

(dis-trib'yū-tĕd prak'tis)
Exercise activity in which more time is spent resting than practicing.
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1 month prior to performance: 4 days per week distributed practice, 2 days per week massed (similar to performance conditions), 1 day per week rest (post massed practice).
Second, by encouraging distributed practice and reducing mass practice (i.
A cognitive routine is taught using explicit instruction, an instructional model that consists of very structured and organized lessons, appropriate cues and prompts, guided and distributed practice, cognitive modeling, interaction between teachers and students, immediate and corrective feedback on performance, positive reinforcement, over-learning, and mastery.
Massed versus distributed practice in complex skill acquisition.
The signature characteristic of distributed practice is that the practice sessions are distributed over a relatively lengthy period of time (e.
Many researchers have compared the influence of constant practice and distributed practice methods on students' acquisition of motor skills.
More than a century of research shows that increasing the gap between study episodes using the same material can enhance retention, yet little is known about how this so-called distributed practice effect unfolds over nontrivial periods.
This article summarizes the research from neuroscience and motor learning on distributed practice conditions within the context of overuse injuries in dance.
This finding suggests that the benefits of distributed practice extend to abstract mathematics problems and not just rote memory cognitive tasks.
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