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.
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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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Intratrial proactive interference in rats' serial alternation performance in the radial maze.
Buildup and release from proactive interference in a Rhesus monkey.
More words were recalled from List 1 than from List 2, probably reflecting a proactive interference effect.
Working-memory capacity, proactive interference, and divided attention: limits on long-term memory retrieval.
Across tests, as increasingly more List 1 items become available to FR participants, the proactive interference from those items should increase retrieval competition among items.
Blumenthal and Donald Robbins, "Delayed Release from Proactive Interference with Meaningful Material: How Much Do We Remember After Reading Brief Prose Passages?," Journal of Experimental Psychology: Hunian Learning and Memory, vol.
For instance, time-out from positive reinforcement might have reduced the proactive interference generated from previous presentations of stimuli in the matching-to-sample tasks.
One approach that has been used to assess the role of the common element on proactive interference consists of varying its similarity in the target and interfering association.
The release from proactive interference (RPI) task continues to be a useful memory encoding tool (Wickens, 1972; Wickens, Born, & Allen, 1963; Perez & Kee, 2000).