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a preservation of the aftereffects of experience and learning that makes recall or recognition possible.
Persistence of learned behavior or experience during a period when it is not being performed o r practiced.
Retention is the second stage of memory after encoding and before retrival
Learning and Memory
ABakkour about six years ago.

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Tasks that are asserted to measure retention

TaskContrast Measure

Wechsler Memory Scale Fourth Edition
  • immediate score minus delayed score
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User Discussion


"definition expanded from APA dictionary of Psychology 1st ed."
ABakkour (about six years ago)


"Initial definition retrieved from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/retention"
NPicchetti (about seven years ago)

Term History

REVISION 3

Definition contributed by BGregory about seven years ago:a preservation of the aftereffects of experience and learning that makes recall or recognition possible.

REVISION 2

Definition contributed by BGregory about eight years ago:a preservation of the aftereffects of experience and learning that makes recall or recognition possible. (from merriam-webster.com)

REVISION 1

Definition contributed by SAdministrator about nine years ago:No definition submitted yet

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