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Archive of entries posted on October 2012

The Role of Emotion in the Learning and Transfer of Clinical Skills and Knowledge

Authors: Meghan M. McConnell, PhD, and Kevin W. Eva, PhD Acad Med 2012;87:1316-33 Medical school and residency are emotional experiences for trainees. The authors present a review of the literature on the influence of emotion on cognition, and on how students learn complex skills and knowledge and how they transfer what they have learned to [...]