long-term memory


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long-term memory

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(Psychology) psychol that section of the memory storage system in which experiences are stored on a semipermanent basis. Compare short-term memory
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Noun1.long-term memory - your general store of remembered information
remembering, memory - the cognitive processes whereby past experience is remembered; "he can do it from memory"; "he enjoyed remembering his father"
episodic memory, personal memory - memory for episodes in your own life
semantic memory - your memory for meanings and general (impersonal) facts
motor memory, muscle memory - your memory for motor skills
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Mice lacking a protein that punches holes in the net showed long-term memory problems.
While it has been known for a long time that sleep supports long-term memory formation in the psychological domain, the idea that long-term memory formation is a function of sleep effective in all organismic systems is in our view entirely new," says senior author Jan Born of the University of Tuebingen.
This gap in memory extends from the moment of amnesia to the time when long-term memory resumes, if at all.
Moreover, in conjunction with these results, they found decreased protein synthesis, known to be required for long-term potentiation-a form of long-lasting synaptic plasticity-and for long-term memory.
Through repeated behavior the laboratory rats converted this memory into long-term memory.
today announced results from a study of memory formation in Macaque monkeys, showing that its drug, HT-0712, enhances long-term memory formation.
Thanks to their insights into how sleep deprivation, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor antidepressants, and caffeine combine to influence long-term memory in fruit flies, Mary Douglas and Alison Liu, both 17, of Manhasset (New York) High School are headed to September's European Union Contest for Young Scientists in Stockholm.
Having committed the whole psalm to memory, I found that I needed to recite it at least once daily for a while in order not to lose it from long-term memory.
While information is in working memory, related knowledge in long-term memory is activated and placed in working memory to be integrated with the new information.
She also chooses subject matter evocative of times past and likely to connect with Alzheimer's sufferers' long-term memory.
Advertising professionals have long recognized the power of visual elements in every phase of communication: capturing attention, making a strong and credible statement, and establishing the message in long-term memory.
This gap in memory extends from th t f it th ti the moment of amnesia to the time when long-term memory resumes, if at all.

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