INTERFERENCE THEORY

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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."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "INTERFERENCE THEORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/interference-theory/ (accessed June 27, 2022).

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