ECHOIC MEMORY By N., Sam M.S. - 16 A persistence of an auditory stimulation in the nervous system at the end of the stimulus. Also called auditory sensory memory. ECHOIC MEMORY: "Echoic memory deals with audio stimulation and lasts only 2-3 seconds." Related Psychology Terms CEREBRAL CORTEX REACTION TIME (Response Latency) AER HUNGER ATARACTIC (Atanndc) STIMULUS (literally “goad”) WECHSLER MEMORY SCALE (WMS) SPECIFIC ENERGIES HEARING AVOIDANCE LEARNING Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "ECHOIC MEMORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/echoic-memory/ (accessed August 15, 2022).