AUDITORY MEMORY

the type of memory that retains information obtained by hearing and the ears. Auditory memory may represent either short-term memory or long-term memory, and the material retained may be linguistic (e.g., words) or nonlinguistic (e.g., music).

AUDITORY MEMORY: "The person who remembered the tune of a song on the radio was using auditory memory."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "AUDITORY MEMORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/auditory-memory/ (accessed September 29, 2020).
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