Flashcards in Interference Deck (22):
one theory about forgetting is that you have the ability to remember a particular thing you've learnt and can be affected by...
having learnt something similar before or after
having something that's affected
is called interference
how many types of interference are there?
what are the names of the types of interference?
retroactive interference is where...
new information interferes with old information
proactive interference is where...
old information interferes with new information
Retroactive Interference: Study
Underwood and Postman (1960)
Retroactive Interference: Study Date
Retroactive Interference: type of study
Retroactive Interference: how many groups were the participant split into?
Retroactive Interference: what did both groups do?
given a list of paired words to learn. eg cat-tree
Retroactive Interference: the experimental group
was given a second list of words to learn where the first of the words in each pair was the same as the first word in the first list. eg - cat-dirt
Retroactive Interference: the control group
weren't given the second list
Retroactive Interference: both groups were both tested on their...
Retroactive Interference: results
recall was better in the control group, suggesting that retroactive interference of the second word list had affected recall for the experimental group
Proactive Interference: Study
Proactive Interference: Study Date
Proactive Interference: what did he look at?
the results of studies that looked at forgetting over a 24 hour period
Proactive Interference: 15 or more word lists in the same experiment recall
Proactive Interference: if they hadn't learnt any earlier lists recall
Proactive Interference: how long after learning the lists did the experiment recall?