No. #121

Generation Effect
- Enhanced Memory Through Self-Generation

The generation effect describes the phenomenon where information is better remembered if it's generated from one's own mind rather than simply read. This can be leveraged in educational content and user interfaces to enhance learning and retention by encouraging users to engage actively with the material.

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Product example

An e-learning platform might include features that require users to generate answers or summaries rather than just reading them, enhancing retention and understanding.

Empathy tips


Interactive Learning Tools

Develop interactive tools that encourage users to generate their own content or answers.


User-Created Content

Encourage user-created content to enhance engagement and memory retention.


Feedback Loops

Provide immediate feedback on user-generated content to reinforce learning.


Customizable Learning Paths

Allow users to customize their learning paths to include generation tasks that suit their learning style.

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