Episodic Memory: Definition & Examples

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What is episodic memory?

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1. What is episodic learning?

2. At what age is episodic memory fully developed?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo is designed to help you quickly assess your understanding of how long term memories are formed and examples of episodic memory. You will be quizzed on the types of memory and learning addressed in this lesson.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • Definitions of episodic memory and episodic learning
  • Age at which episodic memory is fully developed
  • Difference between episodic memory and semantic memory
  • Characteristics of episodic memory

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related psychology lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about memory formation in a different light
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast episodic and semantic memory

Additional Learning

To learn more about this subject, review the accompanying lesson called Episodic Memory: Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Explain episodic memory
  • Define declarative memory
  • Relate facts about episodic memory, such as when it develops and who first described it
  • Provide an example of episodic learning
  • List two things that must happen in order for episodic learning to occur
  • Describe semantic memory
  • Offer examples of semantic memory
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