PRINCIPLE OF DISTRIBUTED REPETITIONS

A learning concept that states that repeating of material should be spread out over time as opposed to being compacted into a shorter time frame. This concept states the better learning is the result.

PRINCIPLE OF DISTRIBUTED REPETITIONS: "The six repetitions of the material were more conducive to learning when spread out over six weeks than when they were condensed into only three."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PRINCIPLE OF DISTRIBUTED REPETITIONS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/principle-of-distributed-repetitions/ (accessed April 7, 2020).
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