Science Daily reports that researchers at Washington University, in St. Louis, have found that learners who are told they will need to teach new material to others experience better memory performance. This could illustrate the importance of the learner's mindset when embarking on a new lesson. Fascinating for instructors everywhere!
Source: Washington University in St. Louis. (2014, August 8). Expecting to teach enhances learning, recall. ScienceDaily. Retrieved August 10, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/08/140808163445.htm