Spreading Activation

This idea follows some research into memory that says that the probability of an event to happen is inversely proportional to the time that passed since it last happened.

The idea started from the assumption that memory contains concepts. These are associated. Those that are more ‘activated’ are easier to recall. The activation of a given concept depends on two things: the base activation of that concept and the sum of the activation of associated concepts multiplied by the strength of association.


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