Table 4

Comparison of undergraduates’ to dental students’ responses on question 2

After you have read the chapter once, would you ratherUndergraduate StudentsDental Students
A. Go back and restudy either the entire chapter or certain parts of the chapter40.8%25.8%
B. Try to recall material from the chapter (with the possibility of restudying afterward), as well as:42.1%45.5%
 1. Test for feedback30.3%10.6%
 2. Test to practice recall2.6%10.6%
C. Use some other study technique17.1%28.8%
  • Note: Participants in the reported studies were 76 undergraduate students at Washington University in St. Louis (Karpicke et al. study) and 66 second-year dental students at New York University.