Explanations for Forgetting (Interference (Proactive interference (What we…
Explanations for Forgetting
Recall is improved if the organisation gives a structure which provides triggers
physical, emotional, mood,
bodily cues inside of us
e.g. smell, place
External cues in the environment
Where information is available in LTM but cannot be recalled because of the absence of appropriate cues.
Stated that students who study similar subjects at the same time often experience interference.
where new learning prevents recall of previously learned information.
What we already know interferes with what we are currently learning
Where old learning prevents recall of more recent information.