ECHOIC MEMORY By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 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 SENSORY MEMORY TACTILE SENSORY AID PRECATEGORICAL ACOUSTIC STORAGE (PAS) WORKING MEMORY INDEX AUDITORY SKILLS WECHSLER MEMORY SCALE (WMS) AUDITORY MEMORY ASSOCIATIVE MEMORY RECRUITMENT DECLARATIVE MEMORY Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ECHOIC MEMORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/echoic-memory/ (accessed April 19, 2021).