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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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Exclusion criteria: Children with apparent visual defects and illness related to neurological and psychiatric disorders, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, history of head injury, family history of psychiatric illness, past or current history of drug dependence, antidepressants, and other disorders which could affect short-term memory.
If you are experiencing unusually severe problems with short-term memory, it's important to get a professional assessment:' Dr.
Long-term memory provides copious data to aid our thinking, but it's short-term memory that actually does the thinking," said Dean.
About 10 to 15 percent of children tend to have problems with learning and attention, which can be related to a deficient short-term memory - the ability to retain information to solve a problem.
Despite the fear that permeated the marketplace, some loan officers began to thrive again when they embraced the changes and, yes, in fact, had a short-term memory about the old days and learned how to operate in a compliance-driven world.
3) Neuropsychological studies have identified impaired short-term memory processing (4) executive functioning (5), deficit in sustained attention, (6) impairment on tests of cognitive set shifting, spatial working memory, visual memory and psychomotor speed (5), deficit in energy during both initial perceptual processing and organization and execution of psychomotor tasks in depression.
He can remember things from when he was much younger but his short-term memory just leaves him altogether.
Numerous studies in the past were conducted to understand this problem in depth and consequently contemplated different models of understanding for short-term memory.
Cristina Malcolm, of Durham, who has acute short-term memory loss, was last year given a Sense-Cam by Leeds University experts with the aim of unlocking memories that last just minutes.
Short-term memory loss, or never let a few facts get in the way of a good story, seems part of the current climate of anxiety, at least among our media and social commentators.
Karen battled through months of physiotherapy to learn to walk again, but still hasn't recovered her short-term memory.

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