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57 Memory and Effective Learning With Michelle Miller PhD

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57 Memory and Effective Learning With Michelle Miller PhD

Michelle Miller holds a PhD in Cognitive Psychology and is Professor of Psychological Sciences at Northern Arizona University. She also serves as President’s Distinguished Teaching Fellow. Additionally, Dr. Miller has published several books and studies on memory and effective learning. Today’s episode will cover principles and techniques for memory effectiveness in the medical field.

Show Notes

The Emerging Methodology of Teaching Online

The Core Principles of Memory to Increase Learning Outside of the Classroom

Factors Involved in Retention

Techniques for Terminology

Conceptualizing Context to Shift Memory Modality

Knowing How and When to Apply Different Techniques for Memory

Spacing Out Study and Why it is Beneficial for Retention and Recalling

Reflecting on Techniques That Work for You


Information about Dr. Michelle Miller can be found here:


Make it Stick: The Science of Successful Learning by Peter Brown

Moonwalking with Einstein by Joshua Foer

The Invisible Gorilla by Christopher Chabris and Daniel Simmons


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Podcast Host

Chase is an MS, MBA-HA and MD/Ph.Dcandidate. He is the Founder and educator at MedEd University, which he began in 2014 to consolidate free educational resources for his classmates. He is the host of the Medical Mnemonist Podcast, creator of several medical education platforms, and is the CEO of FindARotation.

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