A learning curve is a graphical representation of progress in learning measured against the time required to achieve mastery.

The learning curve was first brought to us in 1885 by a psychologist named, Hermann Ebbinghaus. Except back then he called it the “Forgetting Curve.”

Ebbinghaus’ research was key in discovering the power of reinforcement – he found that without spaced repetition and continual reinforcement 80% of what is learned will be forgotten within 30 days. Read More