Presentations

Pyc, M. A. (2013, June). Test-enhanced learning: When and why is testing beneficial for memory? Invited paper presented at the cognitive and brain-imaging studies of test- enhanced learning: An international symposium on educational neuroscience, Umea University, Sweden.

Jones, A. C., & Pyc, M. A. (2013, May). The costs and benefits of production. Paper presented at the 85th annual meetings of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Pyc, M. A., Balota, D. A., McDermott, K. B., & Roediger, H. L. (2012, November). Searching for individuals with capacities for superior consolidation. Presentation to owner and board of directors, Dart Neuroscience Headquarters, San Diego, California.

Pyc, M. A., Balota, D. A., Tully, T., McDermott, K. B., & Roediger, H. L. III. (2012, November). Paradoxes of spacing: Effects of mode of second presentation (study or test) and retention interval. Poster presented at the 53rd annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Minneapolis, MN.

Roediger, H. L. III., Pyc, M. A., Balota, D. A., Tully, T., & McDermott, K. B. (2012, November). Memory athletes: Does their ability generalize to other cognitive tasks? Paper presented at the 53rd annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Minneapolis, MN.

Pyc, M. A., Balota, D. A., McDermott, K. B., & Roediger, H. L. (2012, October). Searching for individuals with capacities for superior consolidation. Presentation to researchers at Dart Neuroscience, Dart Neuroscience Headquarters, San Diego, California.

Jones, A. C., & Pyc, M. A. (2012, May). Making hard things easy: The production effect and paired-associate learning. Paper presented at the 84th annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Pyc, M. A., Balota, D. A., McDermott, K. B., Tully, T., & Roediger, H. L. III. (2011,
November). Overcoming forgetting: Spacing across days can improve memory. Poster
presented at the 52nd annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Seattle, WA.

Jones, A. C., & Pyc, M. A. (2011, November). How durable is the production effect? Poster
presented at the 52nd annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Seattle, WA.

Pyc, M. A., Rawson, K. A., & Dunlosky, J. (2011, May). Are self-regulated learning decisions
sensitive to spacing and lag effects? Paper presented at the 83rd annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Lipowski, S. L., Pyc, M. A., Dunlosky, J., & Rawson, K. A. (2011, May). An examination of
developmental trends and mechanisms underlying the testing effect. Paper presented at the 83rd annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Pyc, M. A., & Rawson, K. A. (2010, November). Why does testing promote memory? The mediator effectiveness hypothesis. Paper presented at the 51st annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, St Louis, MO.

Pyc, M. A., & Rawson, K. A. (2010, November). Why does testing improve memory? Evaluating the mediator shift hypothesis. Poster presented at the 51st annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, St Louis, MO.

Vaughn, K. E., Rawson, K. A., & Pyc, M. A. (2010, November). The effects of repeated retrieval as a function of item difficulty. Poster presented at the 51st annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, St Louis, MO.

Rawson, K. A., Wissman, K. T., & Pyc, M. A. (2010, August). Do interim recall tests promote text learning and retention? Paper presented at the 20th Annual meeting of the Society for Text and Discourse, Chicago, IL.

Pyc, M. A. & Rawson, K. A. (2010, April). Why does testing improve memory? Evaluating the mediator shift hypothesis. Paper presented at the 82nd annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Wissman, K. T., Pyc, M. A., & Rawson, K. A. (2010, April). Do intervening tests facilitate learning of complex materials? Poster presented at the 82nd annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Pyc, M. A., & Rawson, K. A. (2009, November). Are students sensitive to ISI and criterion level effects when monitoring learning? Poster presented at the 50th annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Boston, MA.

Pyc, M. A., & Rawson, K. A. (2009, May). Are judgments-of-learning sensitive to ISI and criterion level effects? Paper presented at the 81st annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Wissman, K. T., Pyc, M. A., & Rawson, K. A. (2009, May). Less is more: Shorter texts improve memory and reduce proactive interference. Poster presented at the 81st annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Pyc, M. A., & Rawson, K. A. (2008, November). Testing the Desirable Difficult Account of Retrieval Practice. Poster presented at the 49th annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Long Beach, CA.

Pyc, M. A., & Rawson, K. A. (2008, May). Diminishing Returns of Increasing Retrieval Practice. Paper presented at the 80th meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Pyc, M. A., & Rawson, K. A. (2007, November). Distributed retrieval practice: How much is enough? Poster presented at the 48th annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Long Beach, CA.

Pyc, M. A. & Rawson, K. A. (2007, May). Efficiency of fixed vs. variable schedules of distributed retrieval practice. Paper presented at the 79th meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Burke, T. M., Pyc, M. A., & Rawson, K. A. (2007, May) Does repeated retrieval-plus-restudy improve memory for key ideas in text? Poster presented at the 79th meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, Il.

Rawson, K. A., Dunlosky, J., & Pyc, M. A. (2006, June). Do repeated practice tests promote student learning of text material? Poster presented at the Institute of Education Sciences Research Conference, Washington, DC.

Pyc, M. & Viveiros, D. M. (2006, May). Film-induced emotionality does not influence
performance on a reading comprehension task. Presented at the 18th meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, New York, NY.

Pyc, M. A., & Rawson, K. A. (2006, November). Schedules of retrieval practice for improving learning: Less is more? Poster presented at the 47th meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Houston, TX.