Cognitive Load (CL) or Cognitive Load Theory is the concept that information should be presented at a pace and level of difficulty that corresponds to the way the human brain processes information.
CL, according to Cognitive Load Theory, equates to the cognitive load that information causes in the human brain.
Meaning of Cognitive Load
What is the composition of CL?
- Intrinsic CL – difficulty of the aspect to be learned itself.
- Extrinsic CL – nature and delivery of the task
- Learning-related CL – effort required to understand the learning material.
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