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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 the researchers' surprise, the results revealed that a night's sleep loss appeared to have no impact on the working memory of men.
The prefrontal cortex plays a central role in the maintenance of working memory and the suppression of distractors.
Interventions that strengthen working memory and cognitive processing related to inhibiting impulsive responses need to be developed to help adolescents better navigate drug-related temptations, Khurana asserts.
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Moreover, there is a paucity of data on the effects of cognitive processing such as working memory capacity on auditory segregation in children with APD.
It is easy to see why people might think that their memory is declining; however, other processes more closely related to executive functioning, such as short-term and working memory, are often the cause of their symptoms.
The results demonstrated that the mindfulness meditation group reported significant pre-post improvements in working memory capacity, whereas participants in the hatha yoga and waitlist control groups did not.
To measure the adolescents' working memory, a commonly used WM task known as the 'Sternberg (1966) task' was given to both older and younger groups of adolescent male students to obtain a useful measure of working memory use.
Working memory differences could be, in part, due to language differences that exist between the two samples.
The training addressed both verbal working memory (VWM) and visuospatial working memory (VSWM).
Patients with diabetes also exhibited varying frontal brain deficits depending on the difficulty of the working memory tasks they were asked to perform.
There are a number of other projects related to working memory that I've been looking at, one of which is the role of working memory when it comes to moral decisions.