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Distracted Learners May Remember More

Are your participants distracted? Do their minds seem to be wandering? Don’t worry—they likely have enough brainpower to remember your information too. 

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A 2012 study published in the journal Psychological Science, “The Persistence of Thought: Evidence for a Role of Working Memory in the Maintenance of Task-Unrelated Thinking,” found that people who appear to be constantly distracted may actually have the ability to hold more information in their heads and use it effe

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