long-term memory


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long-term memory

n
(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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The team conducted a study on rats to examine whether the piriform cortex is capable of expressing synaptic plasticity and if the change lasts for more than four hours then it indicates that its a long-term memory.
Strauch and Manahan-Vaughan examined if the piriform cortex of rats is capable of expressing synaptic plasticity and if this change lasts for more than four hours; indicating that long-term memory may have been established.
Studies show that this part of the brain is responsible for transferring memories from the short-term memory into the long-term memory banks.
It seems only elaborative rehearsal can help consolidate the information from working memory into a more lasting form 6 called long-term memory.
Long-term memory retention is tested during retention trials occurring at minutes to hours after training.
She sets out an approach to getting these words first into pupils' semantic long-term memory and from there into their nonmotor procedural memory, or automatic memory.
Pulling an all-nighter only activates short-term memory when what is needed to recall and retain most facts is long-term memory.
The peppermint tea improved long-term memory, working memory, and alertness, while chamomile had a calming effect.
CLT proposes the following basic assumptions about memory: 1) working memory is constrained and limited; 2) long-term memory is virtually unlimited; and 3) working and long-term memory structures can interact.
Mice lacking a protein that punches holes in the net showed long-term memory problems.
In 1968, it was proposed by Atkinson and Shiffrin, the stage model of memory outlines three separate stages of memory: sensory memory, short-term memory and long-term memory.
Cheung (1993) also identified long-term memory in the foreign exchange market, while Barkoulas et al.

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