1. What is proactive interference?
- A memory is forgotten instantly
- When an older memory interferes with a newer memory
- When a newer memory interferes with an older memory
- A memory goes straight into the Long term memory
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2. What is a weakness of the studies that look at interference?
- They don't use big samples
- They are manipulated to bring about the desired response
- They don't give valid results
- They don't give the correct results
3. What did Sperling (1960) suggest about decay?
- There is evidence to suggest that information is lost through decay from the sensory memory
- Decay isn't a big problem
- There isn't any evidence to suggest that decay takes place
- Decay doesn't exist
4. What does interference mean?
- A piece of information is not remembered
- Two pieces of information conflict with each other resulting in the forgetting of one thing
- Two pieces of information work together to cause forgetting
- Three pieces of information conflict with each other
5. What study demonstrates trace decay happening?
- West & West
- Brown & Brown
- Peterson & Peterson.
- Sandra & Sandra