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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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Soar is also comprised of a set of asynchronous internally parallel modules, including a rule-based procedural memory.
16,17) This is the first case we are aware of that has such discrete lesions in two different locations (globus pallidus and hippocampus) that correlate with clinical deficits in explicit memory (hippocampus) and procedural memory (globus pallidus).
The common goal of these therapies is to assist patients in completing thwarted defensive responses which appear to remain encoded cortically and subcortically as part of the patent's trauma associated procedural memory.
Attaining REM sleep may be likened to sorting those recordings into packets that make sense and are easily retrievable for procedural memory usage.
The 65 [+ or -] 2 group performed worse in processing speed (PCVienna cognitive and motor reaction times), attention (TMT-A), executive functions (digit and visuospatial spans, Stroop test, verbal fluency for letters and actions, and Luria's hand alternative movements and motor coordination), episodic memory (learning and delayed free recall in Logical Memory, TAVEC, and Visual Reproduction), procedural memory (errors and time in learning trials in Hanoi Tower), visuoconstructive functions (copy in Visual Reproduction and Block Design), and language (lexical access by visual confrontation) (Table 3).
1) Although there have been case reports of dissociative amnesia with loss of semantic and procedural memory, episodic memory is the last to return.
At the commencement of the Introduction we encounter immediately the domain of psychoanalytic theories of trauma and memory and their complex terms of expression--enigmatic signifiers, intrusive intimacies, declarative and procedural memory, phantoms, phantasies, Nachtraglichkeit.
This will occur as relevant features of the transacted autobiographical knowledge base, for example, patterns of risk-taking behavior, are stored within procedural memory (Cohen & Bacdayan, 1994).
The findings support a theory of language acquisition that suggests that some parts of language are learned through procedural memory, while others are learned through declarative memory.
The LTM of the agent contains procedural memory and episodic memory.
Memory, which is one of the cognitive functions, is divided by Physiologists into explicit or declarative memory which includes episodic memory (for events) and semantic memory (for facts) and implicit or non-declarative memory which includes procedural memory (skills), priming, non-associative and associative learning.
We know that memory for events is impaired in people with dementia, but procedural memory is actually maintained pretty well.