LAR: Learning and Memory Under Stress


Learning and Memory Under Stress: A Discussion of Vogel & Schwabe’s Research

Does stress heighten students’ ability to memorize core concepts or do high levels of stress impede student performance? In this comprehensive article, Vogel & Schwabe (2016) discuss the impact of stress on learning and memory. Join us for a lively discussion of their findings and how this may inform your practice.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Debate your position on the impact of stress on learning and memory
  • Discuss Vogel & Schwabe’s findings and tie to personal experience
  • Share approaches to help manage student stress and support student success

Vogel, S. & Schwabe, L. (2016). Learning and memory under stress: implications for the classroom. Science Learn 1, 16011. https://doi.org/10.1038/npjscilearn.2016.1

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