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What factors influence forgetting?
What factors influence forgetting? Many different factors influence the actual process of forgetting. An example of one of these factors could be the amount of time the new information is stored in the memory. [ Events involved with forgetting can happen either before or after the actual memory process. The amount of time the information is stored in the memory, depending on the minutes
hours or even days, can increase or decrease depending on how well the information is encoded.[2] Studies show that retention improves the increased rehearsal. This improvement occurs because rehearsal helps to transfer information into long term memory. ]
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