INTERFERENCE THEORY By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 Hypothesis dealing with forgetting. It is due to competition from other memories learnt and is produced by prior knowledge or presentation of more information after the target memory was acquired. INTERFERENCE THEORY: "Interference theory deals with memory and forgetting." Related Psychology Terms CATTELL-HORN THEORY OF INTELLIGENCE RECALL METHOD MINERVA 2 ELABORATIVE REHEARSAL RECOVERED MEMORY MEMORY SYSTEM PERSEVERATION-CONSOLIDATION HYPOTHESIS LEARNING ATTITUDE-RELEVANT KNOWLEDGE AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL MEMORY Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "INTERFERENCE THEORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/interference-theory/ (accessed September 27, 2020).