proactive inhibition

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proactive inhibition

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proactive interference

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(Psychology) psychol the tendency for earlier memories to interfere with the retrieval of material learned later. Compare retroactive inhibition
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Makovski demonstrated that proactive interference can be detrimental to visual working memory, which the WAIS-III's (Wechsler, 1997) Coding subtest is purported to gauge.
The total number of words evoked in each list is recorded, in addition to forgetting speed, proactive interference scores (list B1 /list A1) and retroactive interference (list A6 / A5 list).
Of the remaining errors, thirty-eight (19%) were caused by proactive interference, (1) in that recalled words on a trial had actually been presented to the participant in a previous target list.
In our work, we address the near-far interference to the D2D devices and propose a proactive interference avoidance scheme by utilizing the helpful information from the eNB.
Proactive interference occurs when the first items in the list interfere with retention of the later items in the list; thus producing a primacy effect, or alternatively, the last items interfere with memory for preceding items; thus producing recency effect (Zhao, 1997).
It stressed the importance of a pan-Arab stance to thwart Iranian conspiracies and proactive interference in the internal affairs of GCC nations.
Proactive interference takes place when previously learned information gets intertwined with the introduction of different information (Emery et al.
Proactive interference (PI) refers to a decline in recall across a series of trials that involve the same or similar to-be-remembered stimuli.
In contrast the second comparison reflects the benefits of inhibition (List 2 in the forget condition is recalled better than List 2 in the control condition because retrieval inhibition of List 1 in the forget condition reduces the amount of proactive interference acting on List 2).
However, impaired access to List 1 items does reduce the proactive interference from those items.
I am angered," said the senator, "by the proactive interference from the U.