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accessibility

 in long-termmemory, the principle that remembering and forgetting are dependent on effective retrieval; without the proper cues, information which exists in long-termmemory may not be accessible.

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June 21st 2021

pervasive developmentdisorder (PDD)

refers to a group of five disorders characterised by delays inthe development of multiple basic functions includingsocialisation andcommunication. The most commonly known PDD is autism.