FORGETTING

the term that is given to a person's inability to remember or recall a thing that should have been remembered. See decay theory; interference theory; motivated forgetting; retroactive interference.

FORGETTING: "Joe was always forgetting what he did last week."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "FORGETTING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/forgetting/ (accessed June 28, 2017).
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