The psychology and neuroscience of forgetting.

@article{Wixted2004ThePA,
  title={The psychology and neuroscience of forgetting.},
  author={J. Wixted},
  journal={Annual review of psychology},
  year={2004},
  volume={55},
  pages={
          235-69
        }
}
  • J. Wixted
  • Published 2004
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Annual review of psychology
Traditional theories of forgetting are wedded to the notion that cue-overload interference procedures (often involving the A-B, A-C list-learning paradigm) capture the most important elements of forgetting in everyday life. However, findings from a century of work in psychology, psychopharmacology, and neuroscience converge on the notion that such procedures may pertain mainly to forgetting in the laboratory and that everyday forgetting is attributable to an altogether different form of… Expand
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