repressed memory

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re·pressed memory

(rĭ-prĕst′)
n.
A memory that is repressed because of the anxiety it engenders.
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Subjects who were most drowsy during the day were found to have greater amounts of Alzheimer's-causing amyloids over the two-year period of the study, especially in the areas of the brain responsible for emotion, memory retrieval and behaviour.
In this way, inhibitory processes can be suitably recruited in order to stop or override memory retrieval.
There is no doubt that the brain becomes engaged when things are remembered, and different types of memory activate different parts of the brain (Gauld, 2007), but all that is evidence for is a correlation between memory retrieval and neural activity, not the reconstruction of memory from traces stored in the brain.
These results indicate that [the memory] still exists and has not degraded, but is difficult to access for memory retrieval or behavioral expression when Alzheimer's Disease is present.
Other research suggests that these brain farts are more closely related to psycholinguistics than concentration, and are a result of a lapse in the memory retrieval process, (http://mashable.
These studies show an increase of medial and dorsolateral prefrontal activity during specific memory retrieval (Ford et al.
Storm," 2015-16, a series of twenty-four painted lithographs of a drawing, after a photographs, of a cabin in the snow that she had depicted in gradually more intensive and more abstract ways, not only unfroze the moment captured in the photograph but, with the cabin as storage space in both the literal and figurative sense, explored how memory retrieval is colored by the emotional landscape inside.
Central mineralocorticoid receptors are indispensable for corticosterone-induced impairment of memory retrieval in rats.
Recent findings from functional MRI scans (fMRI) and magnetoencephalography (MEG) have suggested the angular gyrus, a region of the brain known to be involved in language, number processing and spatial cognition, memory retrieval and attention, as a potential hub for semantic memory integration, specifically the left angular gyrus.
Here, we propose that subtle differences in the degree of PE generated during fear memory retrieval may be what demarcates memory erasure from impaired retrieval.
The researchers from Bochum have demonstrated that cortisol effects memories in humans also during the so-called reconsolidation, that is, the consolidation of memories occurring after memory retrieval.
The third section delves into learning and the book concludes with an exploration of memory retrieval, recognition and serial organization.