By Franz Wiesbauer, MD MPH - 20th Jul 2021 - Course previews

The role of working memory in learning

When we learn something new, our working memory needs to process it into mental models, so we can make sense of it. In this video, you'll learn about the role of cognitive load in learning theory and the energy-consuming processing steps that MUST happen for you to learn efficiently.

Join our Teaching Masterclass: The Psychology of Learning course now!

Become the medical teacher your mentees rave about with this course. Learn the secrets to great teaching and leave behind a lasting legacy. Medical training follows an apprenticeship model, so every clinician is an educator. Yet few of us have studied the art of teaching. In this course, we’ll show you how to structure your teaching in a way that makes learning effortless for your students. Become that teacher others look up to and admire. Think back to the great teachers you had and become one of them with this course..

Start Chapter 1 Now