GCSE Psychology Forgetting

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  • Created on: 19-04-10 14:04


- Retroactive Interference - example - when learning Spanish, I go to my Spanish class and say hello in Spanish accidently. - New things cause problems when trying to recall old information.

- Proactive Interference - example - I already know Spanish, but when I try to learn French, I can only speak in Spanish with a few French word - Old things cause problems when trying to recall New information.

- Underwood and Postman (3 pair words)

Aim: To see if new learning interferes with old learning

Method: Participants were divided into equal groups. Group A was given List 1 & 2 comprising of 3 paired words (cat - candle, apple - pear, sad - lake), (banana - computer, book - drink, mouse - table…


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