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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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