Memory- Forgetting

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What is Proactive interference?
It is when older information interferes with newer information.
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What is Retroactive interference?
When newer information interferes with older information.
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If someone learns a list of words outside in the cold but then fails to remember the list indoors. What type of forgetting is this?
Context-dependent forgetting.
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What is state-dependent forgetting?
If your internal bodily state is different from when you learnt some information then you are more likely to experience retrieval failure.
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Who studied context-dependent forgetting?
Godden and Baddeley
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Who did they do their research on?
Scuba divers/deep sea divers
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When does interference mainly occur?
When two lots of information are similar.
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If someone learns a list of words outside in the cold but then fails to remember the list indoors. What type of forgetting is this?

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What is state-dependent forgetting?

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Who studied context-dependent forgetting?

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