long-term memory


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long-term memory

(psychology)
The storage of information indefinitely so that it can be used again and again at a later time.
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Born says that future research should examine what information is selected during sleep for storage in long-term memory, and how this selection is achieved.
Amnesia usually affects long-term memory, where information is retained indefinitely, rather than short-term memory.
Scientists then used a drug on the laboratory rats to stop the signals between hippocampus and the rat forgot the long-term memory.
In contrast to the negative effects mentioned above, subjects given 45 mg of HT-0712 for 28 days showed a statistically significant 15% improvement in long-term memory of word lists.
Research has shown that working memory is limited in capacity and duration (Miller, 1956), but long-term memory is much larger.
Washington, July 12 ( ANI ): A new study in rats has shown that consuming choline, a vitamin B group nutrient found in foodstuffs like eggs and chicken or beef liver, soy and wheat germ, helps improve long-term memory and attention-holding capacity.
The 2012 study showed a significant increase in long-term memory in healthy sea snails called Aplysia californica, an animal that has a simple nervous system, but with cells having properties similar to other more advanced species including humans.
Some experts believe that cAMP plays a key role in activating CREB (cAMP Response Element Binding protein), a transcription faction that is believed to be the key to the formation of long-term memory.
In slices from male mice fed a normal diet, repeated electrical shocks to the slices caused hippocampal cells to fire with a strong electrical pulse, a response that seems to cement new experiences into long-term memory.
Effects of tactual and kinesthetic instructional resources on the social studies achievement, attitude test scores, and short- and long-term memory of fourth-grade students.
Dominic Purcell is an amnesiac brainiac who helps cops solve crimes while searching for his long-term memory on the new series John Doe.
Siegel said the widespread notion that REM sleep allows the brain to convert short-term memory to long-term memory - known as ``memory consolidation'' - has been based largely on assumption, and is not true.

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