RETROACTIVE INTERFERENCE

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When learning fresh content, the interference which inhibits the capacity to recall content or actions formerly studied, particularly in the content is comparable.

RETROACTIVE INTERFERENCE: "Learning French in college may be more difficult if Spanish has been learned beforehand, due to retroactive interference."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "RETROACTIVE INTERFERENCE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/retroactive-interference/ (accessed August 17, 2022).

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