Articles about ‘Learning’

Test Anxiety: Why the Struggle to Remember Is Worth It

When you struggle to recall what you have learned for a test, the struggle itself reinforces what you know. The test anxiety you may feel while actively trying to recall what you have learned may cause you to be less confident about how you would perform on a [...]

By Josette Akresh-Gonzales, Editorial Systems Manager, NEJM Group Education|2015-06-11T13:51:13-04:00June 11th, 2015|Learning|2 Comments

Learning and Memory

An interview with psychologist Nate Kornell At the end of a test, the one thing you can say for sure is what you know and what you don’t know — even if you disagree with the test-makers on what was on the test. You might also find out [...]

By Josette Akresh-Gonzales, Editorial Systems Manager, NEJM Group Education|2015-05-28T08:00:36-04:00May 28th, 2015|Learning|4 Comments

Challenge Us

“Challenge Us” is what I like to think of as a super-feature of the NEJM Knowledge+ platform. In other blog posts on this site, we’ve explored how our adaptive learning system acts as a master teacher and allows people to understand the gaps in their knowledge and fill [...]

By Josette Akresh-Gonzales, Editorial Systems Manager, NEJM Group Education|2020-11-19T10:27:58-05:00April 9th, 2015|Learning, NEJM Knowledge+|Comments Off on Challenge Us

Keeping Up with Core Medical Knowledge

Continuing to learn while I stay on top of my responsibilities, both as a doctor and as a working parent with three boys, is a challenge. But I’m not a special case. Every busy, conscientious clinician has a thousand things to do each day. Keeping up with the [...]

By Natalie K. Levy, MD|2022-07-08T18:05:51-04:00March 19th, 2015|Learning, NEJM Knowledge+|4 Comments

A Mid-Career Perspective on Lifelong Learning in Medicine

I practice clinical electrophysiology in a private practice setting in Louisville, Kentucky. I follow patients, render opinions, do catheter ablations, and implant devices. When I left Indiana University residency and fellowship training in 1996, ablation of atrial fibrillation and cardiac resynchronization therapy did not exist. These two procedures [...]

By John Mandrola, MD|2015-03-12T14:50:31-04:00March 12th, 2015|Learning|8 Comments

Finding a Balance Between Continuous Learning and Physician Stress

A Q&A with behavioral economist Dan Ariely Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Maintenance of Certification (MOC) activities can be perceived as a burden — perhaps one with an unclear benefit. Sure, physicians value medical learning and keeping up with changes in guidelines and new research, but do you [...]

By Josette Akresh-Gonzales, Editorial Systems Manager, NEJM Group Education|2015-03-05T08:00:01-05:00March 5th, 2015|Learning|3 Comments
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