Elaborative Rehearsal: Definition & Examples


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Which of the following is a technique that can be used in elaborative rehearsal to help store information into long-term memory?

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1. This is a process of short-term memories sticking and becoming long-term memories. Choose the best, most specific answer.

2. If you are last-minute studying for a test, which of the following techniques would help you remember a word's definition by placing it into your long-term memory?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Elaborative rehearsal is one of many methods used to remember information. This technique consists of various approaches that you will be tested on throughout this quiz and worksheet combination.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on:

  • Examples of elaborative rehearsal
  • How to memorize a definition by placing it into your long-term memory
  • Elaborative rehearsal techniques

Skills Practiced

Be prepared to practice these study skills:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of elaborative rehearsal to determine how to memorize a definition
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the process of transferring short-term memories to your long-term memory
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about elaborative rehearsal techniques

Additional Learning

Learn more by reviewing the accompanying lesson, Elaborative Rehearsal: Definition & Examples. This lesson will focus on numerous objectives, including:

  • Understand the technique of elaborative rehearsal
  • Differentiate between elaborative and maintenance rehearsal
  • Review elaborative rehearsal examples