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Cognitive load theory
-Intrinsic cognitive load is the effort associated with a specific topic.
-Extraneous cognitive load refers to the way information or tasks are presented to a learner.
-Germane cognitive load refers to the work put into creating a permanent store of knowledge.
"Some experts liken willpower to a muscle that can get fatigued from overuse."
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