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Suzy is getting tired of playing counselor to her friend, Rama. They have been friends a long time, but recently Rama’s constant stories about how her parents are unfair have started to become tiresome. The real problem, Suzy notes,​ is that Rama repeats stories over and over. Each time the story changes and gets more elaborate. She has occasionally pointed out the increasing exaggeration of the stories, but Rama swears that she is remembering accurately.

Which of the following BEST explains Rama’s memory issues?

A

Negative transfer.

B

Proactive interference.

C

Reconstructive memory.

D

Cognitive decay.

E

Elaboration.

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