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Revista Internacional de Investigación en Ciencias Sociales

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ROJAS-VILLARCE, José Angel. Memorization: Cognitive Bridge beterrn Retention and Understanding. Rev. Int. Investig. Cienc. Soc. [online]. 2020, vol.16, n.1, pp.77-94. ISSN 2226-4000.

This article aims to emphasize the importance that memorization plays in the teaching-learning process, highlighting the characteristics that make it relevant and generating a dissimilarity with retention. It is also determined that memorization will develop by means of continuous review a knowledge foundation, that will be instituted as a cognitive bridge directly linked to the development of understanding, so that finally, the need to realize that retention, memorization and understanding are the cognitive triad that will enhance the teaching-learning process.

Keywords : Retention; Memorization; Understanding; Cognition.

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