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Publication Year

2011

Abstract

Retroactive interference is the amount of information that can be forgotten by a person over time due to newly learned material. In this paper we establish a relationship between the amount of information forgotten by college students while they read and watch television and the time taken to forget it. We equate these numerical equations to solve for the unknown constants. By doing so, we can find the exact equation and also the amount of forgetting information due to retroactive interference.

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Advisors:

Arcadii Grinshpan, Mathematics and Statistics

Andrei Chugunov, Fortis College: Medical Sciences

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