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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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This process agrees with Tulving's definition of episodic memory, characterized by good immediate recall accompanied by a rapid decline in recall.
The means and standard deviations for RCFT Immediate Recall according to sex and lateralization of focal epilepsy are shown in Table 2.
Results of those trials indicate that although n-3 PUFA treatment is generally inefficacious for improving cognition, immediate recall may be a treatment-responsive domain [7].
To simplify product changeover, multiple sets of product data can be stored on nonvolatile memory for immediate recall.
Hartley is aiming to convince head coach Stuart Lancaster that he deserves an immediate recall for Saturday's game against Scotland, having missed the autumn internationals through injury.
Cognitive function improved in both groups (presumably due at least in part to practice effects), but the improvement at 24 months was significantly greater in the vitamin group than in the placebo group for scores that measured total cognitive functioning (Telephone Interview for Cognitive Status-Modified [TICS-M]; p = 0.032; effect size = 0.17), immediate recall (p < 0.05; effect size = 0.15), and delayed recall (p = 0.013; effect size = 0.18).
On Friday, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued a statement following Toyota's additional recall, saying, "After carefully reviewing the available data -- including both consumer complaints and information provided by the manufacturer -- NHTSA requested that Toyota conduct an immediate recall (of the two models)."
Group differences on all Rey variables did not reach statistical significance after controlling for the influence of age including copy accuracy (F2, 928) = 0.24, p = .78), copy organization (F2, 928) = 0.70, p = .49), immediate recall (F2, 928) = 0.04, p = .95), and delayed recall (F(2, 928) = 0.40, p = .66).
Results indicate that for immediate recall of target words the OBMEAD was superior to both the PBEAD and the OMED.
Brown was released on licence and a warrant was issued for his immediate recall to custody.
This led to the immediate recall of 12 patients treated by Mr Paterson and further monitoring for cancer re-emergence for another 60.
A DMM statement said: "For the safety of all of our customers we are issuing an immediate recall for all Dragon Cams size four and five with turned axle bosses.

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