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memory trace

n.
An engram.
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177) In the initial moments of encoding, when memory traces enter the thinking brain via the senses, electrical activity is discharged through millions of neurons in the brain regions associated with those senses.
Changing presentation durations should not have created the differing memory trace strength underlying the inaccurate recall of F-items if they received only maintenance processing.
The constituent of a frame and its attributes represent a memory trace in Hintzman's model.
More specifically, the inhibitory component of the memory trace binding operation may, at times, be overwhelmed by the schematic consistency of certain memory trace combinations, resulting in inaccurate bindings between memory traces that are consistent with the schema evoked by a target event.
In Craik's words "the memory trace is perhaps not a specific structure located at some point .
The nuerotransmitters (chemical inducing stimulators) serotonin and norephenepherine stimulate nerve cells activating memory traces previously inert (not active).
Memory traces can also be enhanced by manipulating any of the other design elements including line, form, texture and even smell.
Libeskind has also contrived to establish the memory trace of the Berlin cinematic landscape/streetscape of the 1920s.
in their consideration set) can be aided by creative "Here I Am" publicity - making the brand more widely known in attention-getting ways which also leave a long-term memory trace for the brand and potential associations.
With the first method, stack deletion, a full memory trace is used to simulate an LRU stack memory.
In both instances, the archival nature of the memory trace distinguishes it from the empiricist engram.