INTERFERENCE

1. Term describing the blocking of learning and or recall by remembering conflicting material. Many sources, prior and subsequent learning, material presentation. 2. Mutual effect of 2 meeting light, sound or other wave forms.

INTERFERENCE: "Interference was caused when the 2 light waves intersected."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "INTERFERENCE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/interference/ (accessed June 22, 2017).
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