short-term memory


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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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Later, the following tests of short-term memory were conducted which are sub tests of Test of Memory and Learning and Weschler's intelligence scales for children.
Take this short-term memory loss test devised by researcher Elena Cavallini and her colleagues for their "Aging and Everyday Memory" study.
It will surprise many to find that the capacity of short-term memory is very small.
Every loan officer must have a short-term memory about how the role had primarily focused on generating business.
2) Visual task methods which include Benton visual retention test and Object test to assess executive functions in visuospatial short-term memory.
To recap people store and retrieve information in short-term memory considering the above three coding positions in order to perform day to day activities.
The SenseCam really does help those with short-term memory loss.
retire at Still, while short-term memory loss is a symptom of the addiction to daily headlines, is the real issue actually about the balance between choice and compulsion?
She said: "I have such a poor short-term memory it's unlikely I will remember him growing up.
Thirty-Nine Years of Short-Term Memory Loss: The Early Days of SNL From Someone Who Was There is a funny and pointed memoir about the evolution of Saturday Night Live by one who was there to chart its birth and rise.
Here researchers in psychology, psychiatry, education, development, and often unconfessed disciplines review recent findings and report out their own research on such aspects as working memory in schizophrenia, working memory deficits in children aged 7-15 with mild traumatic brain injury, the effects of age and schooling on short-term memory development, neural networks, and processes in the medial temporal lobe.

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