memory

  1. something that is remembered
  2. the cognitive processes whereby past experience is remembered
  3. the power of retaining and recalling past experience

Memory

In psychology, memory is the process in which information is encoded, stored, and retrieved. Encoding allows information that is from the outside world to reach our senses in the forms of chemical and physical stimuli. In this first stage we must change the information so that we may put the memory into the encoding process. Storage is the second ...
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Memory

(from the article `Ebbinghaus, Hermann`) ...brought him to the conclusion that memory is orderly. His findings, which included the well-known `forgetting curve` that relates forgetting to ...
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Memory

(Lat. memoria) Non-inferential knowledge of past perceptual objects (perceptual memory) or of past emotions, feelings and states of consciousness of the remembering subject (introspective memory). See Introspection. Memory is psychologically analyzable into three functions: revival or reproduction of the memory image, recognition of the image as .....
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memory

(mem´ә-re) the mental faculty that enables one to retain and recall previously experienced sensations, impressions, information, and ideas. The ability of the brain to retain and to use knowledge gained from past experience is essential to the process of learning. Although the exact way in which the brain re...
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memory

[n] - the area of cognitive psychology that studies memory processes 2. [n] - something that is remembered 3. [n] - the cognitive processes whereby past experience is remembered 4. [n] - the power of retaining and recalling past experience 5. [n] - an electronic memory device
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Memory

• (n.) The time within which past events can be or are remembered; as, within the memory of man. • (n.) The actual and distinct retention and recognition of past ideas in the mind; remembrance; as, in memory of youth; memories of foreign lands. • (n.) The reach and positiveness with which a person can remember; the strength and trust...
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memory

noun the cognitive processes whereby past experience is remembered; `he can do it from memory`; `he enjoyed remembering his father`
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memory

retention noun the power of retaining and recalling past experience; `he had a good memory when he was younger`
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memory

(computer) The part of a computer used to hold data and instructions while they are being worked on. The term memory identifies data storage that comes in the form of chips, and the word storage is used for memory that exists on tapes or disks. Moreover, the term memory is usuall...
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memory

(computing) In computing, the part of a system used to store data and programs either permanently or temporarily. There are two main types: immediate access memory and backing storage. Memory capacity is measured in bytes or, more...
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memory

(psychology) Ability to store and recall observations and sensations. Memory does not seem to be based in any particular part of the brain; it may depend on changes to the pathways followed by nerve impulses as they move through the brain. Memory can be improved by regular use as the conne...
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Memory

[H. P. Lovecraft] `Memory` is a flash fiction short story by American horror and science fiction writer H. P. Lovecraft, written in 1919 and published in May 1923 in The National Amateur. ==Themes== `Memory` uses many of H. P. Lovecraft`s common images and ideas, such as relics of the deep past and things `without name`. Also, his fondness ...
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Memory

[Poul Anderson] == Plot == In a far future, people are distributed over a large number of planets, many of which have lost contact with Earth`s civilisation. On a far ring planet, known as World Called Maanerek by its inhabitants, only a weak memory of Earth has survived, and technology has declined to preindustrial. Maanerek is coveted by ...
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Memory

[Stephen King] `Memory` is a short story by Stephen King that was originally published in the `summer reading` issue of Tin House magazine (#28) in July 2006. It is now confirmed to be similar to the first chapter of Duma Key. It was republished as an annex to Richard Bachman`s latest novel Blaze. ==Plot summary== Edgar Freemantle recounts ...
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Memory

Mem'o·ry noun ; plural Memories . [ Middle English memorie , Old French memoire , memorie , French mémoire , Latin memoria , from memor mindful; confer mora delay. Confer Demur , Martyr , Memoir , Remember
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memory

A system or device for storing information -- in the case of musical devices, information about patches, sequences, waveforms, and so on.
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Memory

Also referred to as RAM, memory is a temporary storage area for programs and data when your computer is on. Anything stored in memory (RAM) is lost when the computer is shut off. Most modern computers have 128, 256, 512 or 1 gig of memory.
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memory

Complex mental function having four distinct phases: (1) memorizing or learning, (2) retention, (3) recall, and (4) recognition. Clinically, it is usually subdivided into immediate, recent, and remote memory. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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Memory

Computer's RAM memory used to store programs and data. This data is lost when the computer is switched off and so must be stored to disk or other suitable media. Used for storing important internal data, such as patch information, setup configurations, and digital waveform data.
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Memory

Digital cameras store the photos they take to some kind of memory. In nearly all cases, this will be
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memory

element which stores the digital information representing the measured energy
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memory

functional unit in a sequential circuit that stores and retains digital data for subsequent retrieval NOTE - The corresponding physical unit has the same designation.
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Memory

Helps us to organise, store, retrieve, and recognise information about our world. Input to memory called encoding (viz. acoustic, visual, semantic).. Types of memory. STM (Miller, 1956: +7 units/chunks long). LTM: Types, episodic memory (your autobiographical memory, Tulving, 1972) episodic memories easy to remember. Semantic memory is our general ...
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Memory

In a computer system memory is used to store data temporarily or permanently. The capacity of the memory is normally measured in bytes. There are a number of different types of memory:CacheStatic random access memory containing recently used information. Used to buffer the central processing unit from any slower memory devices.DDR SDRAMDouble data ...
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