Sensory Register of Memory: Definition & Overview


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Sensory register is also called sensory _________.

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1. The sensory register holds sensory data for how long?

2. Iconic memory refers to which type of sensory register?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet can help you gauge your knowledge of sensory memory. In order to pass the quiz, you will need to know what iconic memory is and to identify characteristics of sensory register.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to review:

  • Iconic memory
  • Sensory register
  • Catalyst for a sensory response

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding iconic memory
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding sensory data retention and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related psychology lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more about sensory memory, check out the lesson titled Sensory Register of Memory: Definition & Overview. This lesson will help you:

  • Define sensory register
  • Identify the different types of sensory memory
  • Understand characteristics of short-term memory