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The interference theory of forgetting

The theory:
The theory states that during interference forgetting, material or
information blocks the memory of other material or information,
preventing it from being remembered. Or, the memories interact with
each other and become confused.

There are 3 types of interference:
Proactive interference
Retroactive interference…

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It has been tested by experiment giving cause- and affect relationships,
experiments have been replicated and appear reliable.

Weaknesses:
It is hard to separate interference from displacement and trace decay; it
can be shown that interference seems to happen but not why this
happens or what occurs
Tasks used in…

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