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contextual fluctuation
the gradual drift in incidental context over time, such that distant memories deviate from the current context more so than the newer memories, thereby diminishing the former's potency as a retrieval
forgetting curve/retention function
the logarithmic decline in memory retention as a function of time elapsed, first described by Ebbinghaus
part-set cuing impairment
When presenting part of a set of items (e.g. a category, a mental list of movies you want to rent) hinders your ability to recall the remaining items in the set
retrieval-induced forgetting (RIF)
The tendency for the retrieval of some target items from long-term memory to impair the later ability to recall other items related to those targets