the number of simple items, like numbers, for example, that can be repeated in sequence by a person after only hearing the series once. This may indicate the size of a person's working memory. Also known as auditory span. See also memory span.

AUDITORY MEMORY SPAN: "A person has a good auditory memory span if he or she can remember a lot of digits verbatim, after only hearing them repeated once."
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