Echoic Memory: Definition & Explanation

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Echoic memory is a type of _____.

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1. Echoic memory, in and of itself, has a duration of approximately _____.

2. _____ is most often credited with coining the term echoic memory.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet can help you quickly gauge your knowledge of echoic memory and how it relates to the environment. Topics you will need to know to pass the quiz include the duration of echoic memory, as well as its memory type.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Echoic memory's duration
  • Origin of the term 'echoic memory'
  • Extending retention of auditory sensory information

Skills Practiced

This quiz and corresponding worksheet can help you practice these skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding echoic memory
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the man credited with coining 'echoic memory'
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related memory lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called Echoic Memory: Definition & Explanation. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the contributions of George Sperling
  • Understand the Atkinson-Shiffrin theory of memory
  • Recognize the process of echoic memory
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