Exceptional Memory: The Influence of Practice and Knowledge on the Development of Elaborative Encoding Strategies

  • James J. Staszewski

Abstract

In the 17th century, English scientist and philosopher Francis Bacon observed that “knowledge is power.” Recent progress in the field of cognitive science has given Bacon’s adage a firm empirical foundation. Research in both cognitive psychology and computer science (Feigenbaum, 1989) show that the more relevant knowledge humans or AI programs bring to bear on a particular task, the better they perform.

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