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posted by lachelle mitchell .
Justin’s new telephone number is 6637589. He frequently tells people that it is 6337589. He is puzzled as to why he keeps doing that until he realizes that the first three digits of his social security number are 633. Justin realizes that his problem is caused by: a.)decay. b.)interference. c.)reconstruction. d.)serial positioning.

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lachelle mitchell
i seriously don't get this but i think it's a.) what about you

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lachelle mitchell
can someone help me

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lachelle mitchell
please anybody

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lachelle mitchell
hello i 'm in a rush please help i'm dieing here

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Ms. Sue
Read these articles  or at least enough of each one to understand the concept.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Decay_theory
http://education.calumet.purdue.edu/vockell/edPsybook/Edpsy6/edpsy6_forgetting.htm
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Serial_position_effect
I don't think a is correct. 
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bobpursley
I have a problem with two of my grandsons, the same age, different moms, but they look alike. I get the names wrong when I call them, for one reason or another, other things interfere with the name coming out right.

psychology 
PsyDAG
It definitely is interference.
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