RETRIEVAL CUE By N., Pam M.S. - April 28, 2013 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 LEVELS-OF-PROCESSING MODEL OF MEMORY BODY MEMORY MEMORY STATE-DEPENDENT MEMORY SEARCH OF ASSOCIATIVE MEMORY (SAM) MODAL MODEL OF MEMORY TWO-PROCESS MODEL OF RECALL NONDECLARATIVE MEMORY PSEUDOMEMORY MULTISTORE MODEL OF MEMORY Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "RETRIEVAL CUE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/retrieval-cue/ (accessed July 3, 2020).