Interference Evaluation

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  • Interference Evaluation
    • Forgetting is better explained due to lack of cues, thus not allowing us to access information
    • Cant relate to real life contexts
      • Many tests of interference use lists of unrelated words
    • Supporting Studies
      • Baddely + Hitch
        • Tested rugby players and found no. of teams affected recall rather than time
      • McGeoch + McDonald
        • Showed learning another word list caused forgetting
      • Jenkins + Dallenbach
        • Showed interference caused forgetting. not trace decay. 12 hr sleep forgot less
    • Real life explanation
      • Why topics get confused e.g french and spanish.


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