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memory

the part of a COMPUTER that stores information. The two main types of computer memory are RAM (Random Access Memory) and ROM (Read Only Memory). HARD DISKS and FLOPPY DISKS provide additional memory capacity for storing computer programs and data.
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massed; see Materials and Methods) to determine whether long-term memory retention in E.
It has been reported that treatment with garlic extract or its component S-allylcysteine improved learning and memory retention probably due to stimulation of nitric oxide secretion (16), required for physiological activities (17), including learning and memory stimulation (18), as well as the unusual ability of neurons to grow and branch (4).
Although the study did not make clear why working out a few hours after learning might help with memory retention, research in animals has revealed that brisk physical activity heightens levels of brain chemicals that improve memory consolidation.
And scientists have found that the memory retention of people in pre-literate societies was certainly greater than that of contemporary humans.
Being "under the influence of plants" can increase memory retention up to 20 per cent, according to research by the University of Michigan.
Being "under the influence of plants" can increase memory retention up to 20%, according to research by the University of Michigan.
This leads to improved concentration, memory retention, auditory vigilance, and reaction time.
All the groups of the 6-month-old mice (C6, VAN6, and W3) were able to learn the location of the hidden platform and there was no statistically significant difference among the groups in their ability to learn (a) however; the memory retention of the V6 group was significantly decreased when compared to the control group (* P < 0.
Critique: Exceptionally well written, organized and presented, "2 Weeks to a Younger Brain" is thoroughly 'user friendly' and ideal for non-specialist general readers seeking to improve their cognitive memory retention and recall.
Their research has shown that new brain cells, or neurons, can be formed by stimulating the front part of the brain which is involved in memory retention using minute amounts of electricity.
While the variation-partition theorist would be concerned about how much variation in a population that gene X causes for memory retention, the mechanism-elucidation theorist wants to know how gene X affects the development of memory retention.
Among the topics are the fundamentals of EEG signal processing, brain source localization using EEG signals, detecting and monitoring epilepsy, quantitative EEG for brain-computer interfaces, memory retention and the recall process, and the future integration of EEG and functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) in psychiatry and psychology.