CUE-OVERLOAD PRINCIPLE

the standard that a recollecting cue begins to lose efficacy with regard to assisting recollection as objects correlated with that specific cue multiply in amount.

CUE-OVERLOAD PRINCIPLE: "The cue-overload principle appears to be invariably true is nearly every instance in which is it tested."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CUE-OVERLOAD PRINCIPLE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/cue-overload-principle/ (accessed July 18, 2019).
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