auxiliary storage

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Noun1.auxiliary storage - a data storage device that is not the main memory of a computerauxiliary storage - a data storage device that is not the main memory of a computer
memory device, storage device - a device that preserves information for retrieval
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Clinical trials of the sage extract have been conducted among a cohort of healthy seniors, and showed significant improvement compared to a baseline in secondary memory and attention accuracy.
Further, these individual T cells self-renew into secondary memory T cells that are, again, multipotent at the single-cell level.
Attention is necessary to cause involvement in the search of the representation stored in secondary memory and to confront potential problems such as proactive interference in order to successfully retrieve shifted items.
There are many causes for secondary memory deficits besides primary memory dysfunction, which is part of the neurobiology of severe psychiatric brain disorders.
COMPASS gauges performance on tasks of attention, working memory, secondary memory, and executive function.
COMPASS gauges performance on tasks of attention, working memory secondary memory, and executive function.
In this chapter, Levitt writes in detail about Marianne Hirsch's concept of postmemory, which posits that in such works as Art Spiegelmann's Maus, for example, as the son tries to come to terms with familial and cultural memories, he is inevitably confronted by the "deferred, mediated, secondary memory that has cast its shadow over contemporary life" (25).
In contrast, rosemary produced a significant enhancement of performance for overall quality of memory and secondary memory factors, but also produced an impairment of speed of memory compared to controls.

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