NONSENSE SYLLABLE

postulated by Hermann Ebbinghaus, any three-letter non-word utilized in acquisition and memory analyses to study the acquisition of objects which don't already have meaning or correlations with other data in memory.

NONSENSE SYLLABLE: "Nno-sense syllables are not a method of practicing vocabulary that is commonly used still today."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "NONSENSE SYLLABLE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/nonsense-syllable/ (accessed August 3, 2020).
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