RETRIEVAL CUE By N., Sam M.S. - 18 Some aid utilized to direct memory recollection. See also: cue-dependent forgetting; ecphoria; encoding specificity principle. RETRIEVAL CUE: "Retrieval cues can be as simple as tying a piece of string around your finger." Related Psychology Terms BRAIN TUMOR DISORDERS AUDITORY SPACE PERCEPTIO APRAXIA (literally, “inability to act or do”) PARAMNESIA HYPERMNESIA WECHSLER MEMORY SCALE (WMS) DELAYED REACTION Dissociative Identity Disorder SOCIAL NORM (Group Norms) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "RETRIEVAL CUE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/retrieval-cue/ (accessed June 25, 2022).