RETENTION

Endurance of behaviors which have been learned or acquired when the behavior is not being utilized; signified by being able to recall, relearn, recognize, or reproduce the behavior. Preservation of a memory within the mind. A subject's refusal or incapability to defecate or urinate.

RETENTION: "Memory retention can be affected by mental defect or trauma."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "RETENTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/retention/ (accessed October 2, 2019).
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