proactive inhibition


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pro·ac·tive in·hi·bi·tion

a type of interference or negative transfer, observed in memory experiments and other learning situations, when something learned previously interferes with present learning or recall. Compare: retroactive inhibition.

pro·ac·tive in·hib·i·tion

(prō-aktiv inhi-bishŭn)
Type of interference or negative transfer, observed in memory experiments and other learning situations, when something learned previously impedes present learning or recall.
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