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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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Although the legal decisionmaking implications are challenging enough, implicit memory biases have implications beyond the legal system.
Kraebel & Gerhardstein, 2006), and the implicit memory system, as shown by the reactivation test presented above.
Zolpidem spared explicit and implicit memory for material presented before administration, but subjects had difficulty acquiring contextual information after the dose was given.
For example, deficits in episodic long-term memory may occur, with procedural and implicit memory preserved.
Recent studies of a variety of memory processes, ranging in complexity from simple forms of implicit memory in invertebrates to more complex forms of explicit memory in mammals, suggest that changes in the strength and structure of synaptic connections contribute critically to these diverse forms of memory storage (Kandel, 2001).
These studies can strengthen the findings in this article, and the measurement can be expanded to include implicit memory (which is less time sensitive).
However, today the existence of implicit memory has been shown in some experimental studies (Challis, 1989; Eysenck, 1990).
Explicit memory is actively learned whereas implicit memory is information that is more passively absorbed, explained Dr.
Effect of environmental context manipulations on explicit and implicit memory for categorised and random words.
This implicit memory can be seen to work in two ways: by storing perceptions and concepts (what is seen or heard, and simple meanings that can be attached to these).
When subjects successfully perform implicit memory tests, they may use information from previous tasks without being aware that they have done so.
The psychologists exploring implicit memory, however, often regard the power of unconscious processes as fairly crude and limited.