Chunking Method: Definition & Examples


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Chunking is a strategy used to improve ________ ability

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1. Chunking involves grouping long strings of information into ________ chunks.

2. Given the number sequence 3 4 6 7 2 9 4 1 4 2 3 8, which choice best demonstrates chunking?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet help gauge your understanding of a psychological process known as chunking. Topics you'll need to be familiar with for the quiz questions include short-term memory, long-term memory and cognition.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these study tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • The definition of chunking
  • Differences between short-term and long-term memory
  • Ways to remember information
  • The process of chunking

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet provide practice the following skills:

  • Making connections - understand the concept of chunking and how it can be applied in real-life scenarios
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about remembering letters and numbers
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding short-term memory and interpret them correctly

Additional Learning

To study additional information about chunking, refer the corresponding lesson called Chunking Method: Definition & Examples. The lesson covers the following topics:

  • Everyday examples of chunking
  • How short-term memory works
  • When chunking can be effective
  • The definition of chunking
  • Strategies for remembering letters, names and numbers