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inhibition British & World English

A feeling that makes one self-conscious and unable to act in a relaxed and natural way

inhibition English Thesaurus

not everyone managed to overcome their inhibitions

reactive inhibition British & World English

The inhibiting effect of fatigue or boredom on the response to a stimulus and ability to learn

proactive interference British & World English

The tendency of previously learned material to hinder subsequent learning

proactive inhibition in proactive interference British & World English

The tendency of previously learned material to hinder subsequent learning

retroactive interference British & World English

The tendency of later learning to hinder the memory of previously learned material

retroactive inhibition in retroactive interference British & World English

The tendency of later learning to hinder the memory of previously learned material