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Table 2 Cognitive load and debriefing—research opportunities

From: Cognitive Load Theory for debriefing simulations: implications for faculty development

How do intrinsic, extraneous and germane load of debriefers vary during the phases of debriefing? How does this change with debriefing practice?
What activities during the debriefing increase the cognitive load of debriefers?
What strategies are most effective at reducing the intrinsic and extraneous loads of debriefers?
Does the use of debriefing assessment tools (before or after debriefing) increase extraneous load or optimize germane load?