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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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He posits that the human memory is entropy cost efficient which results in a bias in human memory and behavior.
The study found evidence that human memory naturally adapts based on an estimate of how often a password will be needed.
The US military has funded a project that aims to boost human memory by implanting neural chips in humans.
We often assume that human memory is like a computer, capable of right-clicking on anything important and saving it.
Supported by funds from the National Institutes of Health, this study builds on 2012 UCLA research that demonstrated that human memory can be strengthened by electrically stimulating the brain's entorhinal cortex.
She stressed the importance of the Bahrain International Sculpture Symposium, which epitomizes the role of arts in conserving human memory, passing heritage down generations and promoting cultural exchanges between Bahrain and other peoples in the world.
The study builds on 2012 UCLA research published in the New England Journal of Medicine demonstrating that human memory can be strengthened by electrically stimulating the brain's entorhinal cortex.
In other words, the pro-euthanasia stance rests on a failure of people's individual and collective human memory and imagination.
'It means we are closer to understanding the molecular mechanisms supporting human memory and thus will be able to use this information someday to assist with all kinds of memory issues,' Konopka added.
Beyond the biological fact of billions of neural connections in the brain, how human memory works is poorly understood.
1948 Untitled [Aviary with Cockatoo and Watches]) represent an atlas of human memory that has been inscribed into a machine.

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