MEMORY SPAN

is the number of items which can be recalled immediately after one observation or presentation of them. In terms of digit span, the rule is 7 items +/- 2 either way for the average adult human being.

MEMORY SPAN: "The memory span is an objective range in terms of the items one can remember. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "MEMORY SPAN," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/memory-span/ (accessed June 3, 2020).
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