Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning

2012 Edition
| Editors: Norbert M. Seel

Interference

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-1428-6_2227

The disruption of the memory of an event as a result of conflicting information that was acquired either before (proactive interference) or after (retroactive interference) it.

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