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Memory Interference

Memory Interference

Author: Laura Riness
Description:

This lesson will define interference and distinguish retroactive interference from proactive interference in learning. Also examined are the roles of repression, suppression, and consolidation in memory.

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Terms to Know
Consolidation

The process of forming permanent, long-term memories.

Interference

When new and old memories compete with each other and make it difficult to remember.

Repression

Unconsciously forgetting a usually unpleasant memory.

Suppression

Consciously attempting to forget a memory.