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Index Forgetting

Forgetting or disremembering is the apparent loss or modification of information already encoded and stored in an individual's long-term memory. [1]

37 relations: Alzheimer's disease, Amnesia, Autobiographical memory, Cognitive psychology, Context-dependent memory, Cue-dependent forgetting, Dementia, Educational psychology, Emphatic consonant, Encoding (memory), Experience curve effects, Exponentiation, Flashbulb memory, Hermann Ebbinghaus, Hyperthymesia, Information retrieval, Interference theory, Language attrition, Library of Congress Classification, Long-term memory, Lotus tree, Memory, Memory and aging, Metaphor, Motivated forgetting, Phonetics, PLOS One, Posttraumatic stress disorder, Pseudodementia, Psychogenic amnesia, Recall (memory), Repressed memory, Repression (psychology), Spaced retrieval, Stimulus (physiology), Thought suppression, Tip of the tongue.

Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer's disease (AD), also referred to simply as Alzheimer's, is a chronic neurodegenerative disease that usually starts slowly and worsens over time.

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Amnesia is a deficit in memory caused by brain damage, disease, or psychological trauma.

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Autobiographical memory

Autobiographical memory is a memory system consisting of episodes recollected from an individual's life, based on a combination of episodic (personal experiences and specific objects, people and events experienced at particular time and place) and semantic (general knowledge and facts about the world) memory.

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Cognitive psychology

Cognitive psychology is the study of mental processes such as "attention, language use, memory, perception, problem solving, creativity, and thinking".

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Context-dependent memory

In psychology, context-dependent memory is the improved recall of specific episodes or information when the context present at encoding and retrieval are the same.

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Cue-dependent forgetting

Cue-dependent forgetting, or retrieval failure, is the failure to recall information without memory cues.

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Dementia is a broad category of brain diseases that cause a long-term and often gradual decrease in the ability to think and remember that is great enough to affect a person's daily functioning.

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Educational psychology

Educational psychology is the branch of psychology concerned with the scientific study of human learning.

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Emphatic consonant

In Semitic linguistics, an emphatic consonant is an obstruent consonant which originally contrasted with series of both voiced and voiceless obstruents.

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Encoding (memory)

Memory has the ability to encode, store and recall information.

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Experience curve effects

In management, models of the learning curve effect and the closely related experience curve effect express the relationship between equation and efficiency or between efficiency gains and investment in the effort.

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Exponentiation is a mathematical operation, written as, involving two numbers, the base and the exponent.

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Flashbulb memory

A flashbulb memory is a highly detailed, exceptionally vivid 'snapshot' of the moment and circumstances in which a piece of surprising and consequential (or emotionally arousing) news was heard.

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Hermann Ebbinghaus

Hermann Ebbinghaus (January 24, 1850 – February 26, 1909) was a German psychologist who pioneered the experimental study of memory, and is known for his discovery of the forgetting curve and the spacing effect.

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Hyperthymesia is a neurological disorder which leads people to be able to remember much more than the average person.

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Information retrieval

Information retrieval (IR) is the activity of obtaining information system resources relevant to an information need from a collection of information resources.

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Interference theory

Interference theory is a theory regarding human memory.

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Language attrition

Language attrition is the process of losing a native, or first, language.

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Library of Congress Classification

The Library of Congress Classification (LCC) is a system of library classification developed by the Library of Congress.

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Long-term memory

Long-term memory (LTM) is the stage of the Atkinson–Shiffrin memory model where informative knowledge is held indefinitely.

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Lotus tree

The lotus tree (translit) is a plant that is referred to in stories from Greek and Roman mythology.

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Memory is the faculty of the mind by which information is encoded, stored, and retrieved.

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Memory and aging

Age-related memory loss, sometimes described as "normal aging", is qualitatively different from memory loss associated with dementias such as Alzheimer's disease, and is believed to have a different brain mechanism.

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A metaphor is a figure of speech that directly refers to one thing by mentioning another for rhetorical effect.

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Motivated forgetting

Motivated forgetting is a theorized psychological behavior in which people may forget unwanted memories, either consciously or unconsciously.

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Phonetics (pronounced) is the branch of linguistics that studies the sounds of human speech, or—in the case of sign languages—the equivalent aspects of sign.

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PLOS One (stylized PLOS ONE, and formerly PLoS ONE) is a peer-reviewed open access scientific journal published by the Public Library of Science (PLOS) since 2006.

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Posttraumatic stress disorder

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)Acceptable variants of this term exist; see the Terminology section in this article.

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Pseudodementia is a phenotype approximated by a wide variety of underlying disorders.

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Psychogenic amnesia

Psychogenic amnesia or dissociative amnesia, is a memory disorder characterized by sudden retrograde episodic memory loss, said to occur for a period of time ranging from hours to years.

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Recall (memory)

Recall in memory refers to the mental process of retrieval of information from the past.

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Repressed memory

Repressed memories are memories that have been unconsciously blocked due to the memory being associated with a high level of stress or trauma.

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Repression (psychology)

Repression is the psychological attempt to direct one's own desires and impulses toward pleasurable instincts by excluding them from one's consciousness and holding or subduing them in the unconscious.

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Spaced retrieval

Spaced retrieval, also known as expanded retrieval or uniform retrieval, is a learning technique, which requires users to rehearse information to be learned at different and increasing spaced intervals of time or a set uniform amount of time.

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Stimulus (physiology)

In physiology, a stimulus (plural stimuli) is a detectable change in the internal or external environment.

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Thought suppression

Thought suppression is a type of motivated forgetting when an individual consciously attempts to stop thinking about a particular thought.

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Tip of the tongue

Tip of the tongue (or TOT) is the phenomenon of failing to retrieve a word from memory, combined with partial recall and the feeling that retrieval is imminent.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forgetting

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