Psych M.D.- Relearning


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Term: Relearning
Definition (Myers):a memory measure that assesses the amount of time saved when learning material for a second time
Definition (alternative): learn something again, after having forgotten or neglected it
Contextual explanation: "Relearning" is when you learn something that you have already learned before. When you relearn the information, it may return quickly. For example: An adult riding a bike for the first time since childhood.
Related terms and concepts: *None of these terms have links yet!
  • Recognition
  • Priming
  • Retrieval Cues
  • Recall
  • Deja Vu
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Sources:
  1. Myers, D. G. (2004). Psychology. New York, New York: Worth Publishers.
  2. Relearning - definition of relearning by the Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia.. (n.d.). Retrieved October 5, 2009, from http://www.thefreedictionary.com/relearning
  3. Mom re-learning how to ride a bike!. (n.d.). Retrieved September 25, 2009, from img6.travelblog.org/Photos/52783/261434/f/2149027-Mom-re-learning-how-to-ride-a-bike-0.j
  4. YouTube - Re-learning Trumpet after Brain Injury. (n.d.). Retrieved September 25, 2009, from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iM5fj85SBYs
Edited by: Jennifer
Date of last edit: 9/25/09



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