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Retention, Psychology MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Retention, Psychology
Tree Number(s)
F02.463.425.540.772
Unique ID
D012153
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012153
Scope Note
The persistence to perform a learned behavior (facts or experiences) after an interval has elapsed in which there has been no performance or practice of the behavior.
Entry Term(s)
Psychological Retention
Retention (Psychology)
Previous Indexing
Memory (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note
2020; was RETENTION (PSYCHOLOGY) 1991-2019; see MEMORY 1963-1990
History Note
2020 (1979); was RETENTION (PSYCHOLOGY) 1991-2019; use MEMORY 1963-1990
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/01/18
Retention, Psychology Preferred
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