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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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But it needs instruction from the orbitofrontal cortex - a higher brain area - indicating that an event is to be stored as a long-term memory," Strauch stated.
The scientists wondered whether the piriform cortex needs to be instructed to create a long-term memory.
Long-term memory is characterized by a much larger storage capacity.
massed; see Materials and Methods) to determine whether long-term memory retention in E.
By going through information numerous times, you're allowing your brain to move those facts to long-term memory for better recall.
Due to the principle of reintegration from the Neural-psychological Model by Edelman, elements of long-term memory can be retrieved from long-term memory and interact with the elements in recent memory that are being newly processed.
While many of our short-term memories are quickly forgotten, attending to this information allows it to continue on the next stage -- long-term memory.
Hence, to identify the long-term memory process in foreign exchange market is very important after a recent crisis.
7) The neocortex contains large numbers of totally silent cells ("Neocortical Dark Matter") that constitute the long-term memory store.
Berger has developed mathematical theorems that describe how electrical signals move through the neurons of the hippocampus to form a long-term memory, and he has proved that his equations match reality.
The results suggest that WM capacity is involved in the ability to extract appropriate vocabulary from long-term memory information in immediate response.
Tests of memory and cognition revealed that participants on the nicotine patches improved by 46 percent in long-term memory performance over the six-month period, while the placebo group declined by 26 percent.

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