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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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8) Also, stream segregation is a dynamic process that is modulated cognitively by top-down mechanisms, which involve the organization of acoustic components into perceptual object representations based on prior experiences (9) or executive processes (especially working memory capacity and attention).
Servers configured with two processors and sixteen registered DIMMs are generally limited to a maximum memory capacity of 256GB.
Results indicated that, when the number of sentences between the causally connected pair was high, subjects with high working memory capacity were more accurate than those with low working memory capacity.
In a new study, Jennifer Wiley and Andrew Jarosz of the University of Illinois at Chicago have explored the role of working memory capacity in both mathematical and creative problem solving.
THE ACQUISITION OF A SYNTACTIC STRUCTURE IN L2 SPEECH: THE ROLE OF WORKING MEMORY CAPACITY
IQ scores probably relate to sight-reading proficiency as well, because IQ tests tap into working memory capacity, says psychologist Glenn Schellenberg of the University of Toronto Mississauga.
The new tool, a combination of a checklist and computer programme informed by several years of concentrated research into poor working memory in children, will for the first time enable teachers to identify and assess pupils' memory capacity in the classroom from as early as four years old.
The company has increased the memory capacity by 32 times while keeping the chip size the same--2.
A larger capacity RFID read-write chip, called the ME-Y2000 Series, boasts increased memory capacity by 32 times while keeping the chip size the same--2.
Other mammals with high brain and memory capacity, such as dolphins and giraffes, get little to no REM sleep, he found.
The DRSX1333RL/16GB, first-to-market DDR3 low-power upgrades, propel the Sun Fire X4170 M2, X4270 M2 and Sun Blade X6270 M2 servers from 144GB up to 288GB--twice the total memory capacity available from Oracle.
At the end, participants measured their working memory capacity by their ability to remember a series of letters interspersed with simple maths questions.