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Using a red pen (compared to black/blue): more errors are detected, marked and lower grades awarded (Study)

“Abstract Because red pens are closely associated with error-marking and poor performance, the use of red pens when correcting student work can activate these concepts. People using red pens to complete a word-stem task completed more words related to errors … Continue reading

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How We Catch Errors When Brain Is On Autopilot (Study)

“New research from Vanderbilt University reveals that this skill is managed by an autopilot, one that is able to catch errors that can fool our conscious brain. “We all know we do some things on autopilot, from walking to doing … Continue reading

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