memory trace


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memory trace

[′mem·rē ′trās]
(physiology)
(psychology)
An experience intentionally forgotten but not fully repressed, which may result in the development of a neurotic conflict.
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The constituent of a frame and its attributes represent a memory trace in Hintzman's model.
In this section, Abhinava refers to Kalidasa's famous verse in Sakuntala, where the poet attributes the stirrings of Dusyanta's and Sakuntala's (erotic) desire for each other, the consequent restlessness of their otherwise tranquil hearts, to latent impressions, memory traces left by attachments long forgotten, formed perhaps in another time and place.
0 protocol analyzer is ideally suited to address usage needs such as deep memory trace depth, storage related triggering, searching and filtering, spreadsheet views and decoding for all PCIe storage protocols from PCIe to the storage command layer.
He is not arguing against memory traces because they are often conceived of as physical, as located in the brain.
Roman said removing the activity of this protein only within the gamma lobe neurons resulted in a loss of the memory trace and, thus, poor learning.
One was a prediction from Roll's (1966) theory which held that ESP must always be expressed by the arousal of memory traces (because the ESP "stimulus" is not available sensorially, there is no straightforward sensory channel by which it can come to awareness, so to become conscious at all it must be by way of stimulating memory material).
And when there is new sensory input, the pain memory trace in the brain magnifies the feeling so that even a gentle touch can be excruciating.
Earlier research suggested that this spacing effect is the product of the transfer of the memory trace from the flocculus, a cerebellar cortex region that connects to motor nuclei involved in eye movement, to another brain region known as the vestibular nuclei.
Even Bacon's detractors might agree that the artist at his best succeeded brilliantly in realizing his goal of getting pictures "to look as if a human being had passed between them, like a snail, leaving a trail of the human presence and memory trace of past events, as the snail leaves its slime.
Upon employing an animal model of drug addiction using cocaine, the researchers found that repeated exposure to addictive levels of cocaine reduced memory trace activation in the memory buffer cells.
Neuroscientists have tried for decades to locate the sites of memory traces within the brain.
Scientists have spotted overlapping memory traces in a specific corner of the hippocampus called 'CA3', which is a known memory area, and have noted that if the subject's CA3 was bigger, they were less confused and there was less overlap in the traces, the BBC reported.