Memory Span: Definition, Measurement & Examples


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What is memory span?

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1. What is short term memory?

2. A positive relationship exists between memory span and which of the following?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These study assessments will bring to light what you know about memory span. Answer questions on topics such as what memory span is and the definition of short term memory.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be tested on these concepts:

  • A positive connection that exists with memory span
  • What memory span can be used to measure
  • True statement about memory span

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as memory span and short term memory
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding memory span's use for measurement
  • Reading comprehension - be sure that you read and understood the important facts about memory span

Additional Learning

Review the lesson named Memory Span: Definition, Measurement & Examples for further study of the following:

  • Example of a person's memory span
  • The amount of information that can be stored in a person's memory for a certain period of time
  • How memory span is measured