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Dictionary Word or Entry of the Week
resistance to interference: "the ability to ignore irrelevant information so that it does not impede task performance. Inability to ignore such information is called interference sensitivity."
Resistance to interference. (2007). In G. R. VandenBos (Ed.), APA dictionary of psychology (p. 792). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. Reference BF31 .A6 2007
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