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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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He declared these decisions of HEC and government as anti-student, and demanded their immediate recall.
Andy and Robert performed well with oral reading fluency but had difficulty with immediate recall and comprehension of key story elements.
Offenders on licence are subject to strict conditions; if they breach those conditions they are subject to immediate recall.
Colt has called for an immediate recall of the following models, sold since March 2007.
The Siemens plc and large format touchscreen HMI panel permit the on-screen selection of all variable filling parameters with simple-to-use pictorials, stored in individual recipes for immediate recall.
Publishers Pan Macmillan have issued the immediate recall of all unsold copies Andrew Marr's best-selling book, A History of Modern Britain, for legal reasons.
In August, New Zealand-based dairy giant Fonterra, a major investor in Sanlu, was made aware of the problem and urged an immediate recall.
In addition, significant impairments have been found not only in schizophrenic patients on immediate and delayed recall of the logical memory, immediate recall of Visual Reproduction, and the Abstract Paired Associations test but also in their relatives as compared to controls (Toulopoulou, Rabe-Hesketh, King, Murray, & Morris, 2003).
Some of the new offerings are a brushless drilling-motor design suitable for controlled-environment production areas; increased pattern and hole quantity capacity; pattern recall by pattern number or part number (up to eight digits); 16 speed keys for immediate recall of highly used patterns; password protection for edit modes; in-process pause and abort commands; as well as manual mode functions for setup and testing.
The judge's decision not to order an immediate recall was characterized as significant.
Olanzapine (Zyprexa) improved attention capacity and lithium improved immediate recall and organizational capacity, according to the prospective, double-blind, 52-week multicenter study of 358 bipolar patients.
The vision system provides accuracy and resolution in microns and stores up to 16 different target programs for immediate recall by the PR Robot.

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