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short-term memory

[‚shȯrt ‚tərm ′mem·rē]
(psychology)
Conscious, brief retention of information that is currently being processed in a person's mind.
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Figure 13 illustrates that the max value of CPU usage and active memory, in both tenant and cloud platform, is growing with the increase of user number.
Thus by an active and voluntary recovery of memories, she reproduces the Jewish notion of history as active memory where the Subject can find her place.
These are the very years that are not in the current active memory of people alive today.
In the field of mental health, Energy Psychology is sought after for its influences on active memory recall and repatterning.
Computer Worms are viruses that reside in the active memory of a computer and duplicate themselves.
In prison he experienced existential separation, he acknowledged an indebtedness to others, he practiced an active memory with regard to his own history, and he found solidarity with the suffering of others and his own suffering.
Emerson's death is a reminder that in the next couple of decades those with the active memory of King's life will be gone.
A vivid sense of history and an active memory, to be sure, lead only a relatively few people to violence.
Such notions as active tattoos will probably contain sensors and ID tags at first, but will begin to contain active memory and computation.
The active memory of this event is now hopelessly confused and the efforts by conspiracy theorist or other well intentioned individuals to arrive at some apparent truth of the event is irrelevant.
The vast majority of forgotten or dissociated memories recalled in therapy occur not because of active memory retrieval efforts but because of"the creation of a context and a discourse that recognizes and acknowledges such traumas" (Price, 1995, p.

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