Movies make a lasting impression on students

08/14/2009 | LiveScience.com

Hollywood carries more weight than history class in students' minds, according to the results of a study by researchers at Washington University in St. Louis. Students who watched films had 50% more recall of the facts presented than those who just read the information. Researchers theorize that supplementing classroom learning with films could boost learning, but warned that movies can contain historical inaccuracies.

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