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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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They make Memory traces because for many years they were abandoned to a solitary confrontation with vegetal fury, coiling roots, and suffocating branches.
System consolidation consists in the functional and structural reorganization of cerebral regions prompted by the reactivation of hippocampal-cortical pathways and the strengthening of corticocortical connections, leading to formation of a cortical memory trace which supports remote memory recall [36, 52].
Most of the chapters of Memory Traces are successful in defining sacred spaces in broader theoretical terms associated with identity, performativity, and transformation.
(199) Sensory information in the form of emotional memory traces often accompanies visual, auditory, and language information as it first enters the brain.
Regardless of presentation duration, F-items are stored with weak memory traces owing to the maintenance processing they receive.
We might notice that the whole activation process is highly context-specific: how a concept emerges will vary according to which episodic or memory traces have been activated by the probe.
Distributive memory theories suggest that memories of complex events are not stored as single memory traces, but as a series of individual traces that are placed in separate memory locations.
When a person's wishes come true, even if they are musory and just in dreams, he can give up holding on to the memory traces of what was left unfulfilled during the day, freeing his brain to deal with fresh material, which reflects as superior performance on memory tasks.
Angel of Memory traces Broder's life from Nazi Vienna to Chile, where she settled, raised her children, and lived the rest of her days.
Dreams reflect the brain's attempt to identify and evaluate jumbled weak memory traces in the light of emotional signals.
When applied to memory, this basic principle translates into the search for independent memory structures, into the study of the contents of memory (memorial representations and memory traces), and into the investigation of the basic mechanisms by which encoding and retrieval of stored symbols occur.