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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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To a great extent, the debate about the nature of implicit and explicit memory was stimulated by neuroscience findings, in particular by studies of amnesiac patients.
Neuropsychological testing a month after this injury indicated significant cognitive deficits with specific difficulty consolidating new memories, both motor/procedural based memory, and explicit memory.
This explicit memory from Adriana's childhood is central to my analysis of the character because it serves as the catalyst for Adriana's competition with Elena.
Children use a number of techniques to store the information in explicit memory including rehearsal, organizing information into clusters, connecting information through events or through images.
Explicit memory is of particular interest because it focuses on the potential of consciousness of the individual and their effort to recover information (PALLER et al.
The top of the iceberg emerging above water represents explicit memory and the larger portion of the iceberg under the water represents implicit memory.
This result was supported by a cohort study in 2009, which revealed that marathon runners showed explicit memory impairment immediately upon completing intense exercise, and this kind of impaired explicit memory is similar to amnesia in organic brain damage.
He discuses how students need to feel safe in the classroom, why human connection is necessary for learning, the brain's attentional circuits and how to use them to capture student attention, the role of implicit and explicit memory, helping students improve their weaknesses by nurturing their strengths, and using mindfulness practices to build neural strength in the brain.
Explicit memory is a type of long-term memory that relates to facts or events secondary to the consolidation time dependent.
Similarly, chapter 5 on memory (implicit and explicit memory, the construction of narratives), and chapter 6 on emotion are also quite well done.
The deeply complex and ambiguous linkages between these various layers of memory, beginning with the individual, is indeed of central methodological and conceptual concern, but the authors' somewhat schematic and reductionist organisation of memory into the binary trope of hero or victim across hierarchically conceived entities (individual, community, state) worked best for illuminating explicit memory projects of the state, less well for the troubled realms of individual and shared memory, where much remains unresolved and unspoken.
4] Explicit memory and many forms of implicit memory involve short-term memory (which lasts for seconds to hours, one form of which is working memory) and long-term memory (which lasts for years).

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