RELEARNING METHOD

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Regaining knowledge of material that has been learned and forgotten. Technique which allows for the measure of forgotten knowledge that may be present but not immediately accessible. Time needed to relearn information can be used to determine the original amount of retention. See also: savings score.

RELEARNING METHOD: "Rats are often subjected to the relearning method when taught to run through mazes, and then allowed to forget what they have learned."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "RELEARNING METHOD," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/relearning-method/ (accessed August 13, 2022).

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