PROACTIVE INTERFERENCE (PI)

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Proactive interference is the concept of a diminishment in new learning because of previous learning of similar material. It is also referred to as proactive inhibition.

PROACTIVE INTERFERENCE (PI): "The fact that biology was such a hated subject for Jo in grade school made it difficult for her to gain from the same subject in high school."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "PROACTIVE INTERFERENCE (PI)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/proactive-interference-pi/ (accessed November 30, 2021).

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