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Scientific paper by RuCCS Research Programmer Jason Geller accepted for publication in the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition


In the paper titled "Is This Going to Be on The Test? Test Expectancy Moderates the Disfluency
Effect with Sans Forgetica," Dr. Jason Geller and colleague Dr. Daniel Peterson of Skidmore College examine whether the popular eccentric typeface called "Sans Forgetica" can truly enhance memory.
In recent years Sans Forgetica was largely believed by the media to help you remember more information—with little to no scientific backing. As a scientist, Geller decided to conduct the studies needed to assess these claims. The experiment was able to conclude that the unique typeface can enhance memory, but only under certain conditions. Read more about it in the paper here!