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In cases where fact-retention is the goal, "spaced repetition works, increasing knowledge retention by up to 50 percent."

Turning a medical student into a doctor takes a whole lot of knowledge. B. Price Kerfoot, an associate professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School, was frustrated at how much knowledge his students seemed to forget over the course of their education.

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