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
Asserted relationships to other concepts
Tasks that are asserted to measure retention
"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)
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
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