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Inhibitory processes

Bäuml, Karl-Heinz (2008) Inhibitory processes. In: Byrne, John H., (ed.) Learning and memory. Band 2: Roediger,Henry L.: Cognitive psychology of memory. Elsevier, Amsterdam, pp. 195-220. ISBN 978-012-370504-4.

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The goal-directed use of our memory requires that the accessibility of irrelevant or out-of-date information be reduced and the accessibility of relevant or current information be enhanced. It is an old idea that, in memory, inhibitory processes operate to serve this function. Results from a variety of experimental paradigms are reviewed in which the action of inhibitory processes has been ...


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Item type:Book section
Institutions:Psychology and Pedagogy > Institut für Psychologie > Lehrstuhl für Psychologie IV (Entwicklungs- und Kognitionspsychologie) - Prof. Dr. Karl-Heinz Bäuml
Keywords:blocking; deactivation; development of inhibition; forgetting; inhibition; list-strength effect; part-list cuing impairment; relearning; retrieval-induced directed forgetting; suppression; think/no-think impairment
Dewey Decimal Classification:100 Philosophy & psychology > 150 Psychology
Created at the University of Regensburg:Unknown
Item ID:4154
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