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forgetting

the inability to recall or recognise what has previouslybeen remembered. Forgetting has been explained by a numberof accounts ? trace-dependent forgetting (the memory trace is lost), cue-dependent forgetting (the lack of necessary cues toretrieve the memory), repression (painful memories are unconsciously repressed) or interference. 

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June 19th 2021

negativereinforcement

in operantconditioning, a method to increase the probability and strength of aresponse by removing or withholding an aversive stimuli  (negative reinforcer)