Retroactive Interference: Definition & Examples

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What is retroactive interference?

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1. Which of the following is an example of retroactive interference?

2. Which of the following statements is not true?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will gauge your understanding of retroactive interference. Topics you will need to know in order to pass the quiz include examples and types of retroactive interference.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these tools to measure your ability to:

  • Identify types of retroactive interference
  • Define retroactive interference
  • Explain the interference theory

Skills practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related psychology lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding retroactive interference and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the focus of the interference theory

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the lesson Retroactive Interference: Definition & Examples, which covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the focus of the interference theory
  • Understand the concept of unlearning
  • Review examples of retroactive interference
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