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memory trace

n.
An engram.
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When we take in sensory information, a memory trace is transmitted by neurons across communication points among neurons (synapses) and distributed among regions of the brain associated with smell, taste, sight, hearing or feeling.
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.
Regardless of presentation duration, F-items are stored with weak memory traces owing to the maintenance processing they receive.
Note that frames and memory traces are shown from top to bottom.
The specific type of reconstruction error addressed in this research involves the miscombination of memory traces and is typically referred to as a memory composite or conjunction error (see e.
The basic methodological approach involves quantifying the level of recall of the time to activate or recover a memory trace (Koriat & Goldsmith 1996).
The memory trace becomes dormant; however, upon adequate stimulation, these traces are still retrievable.
Memory traces can also be enhanced by manipulating any of the other design elements including line, form, texture and even smell.
8) Libeskind's house for the Jewish Museum is composed of innumerable memory traces.
Research suggests mental practice strengthens memory traces involved in performing physical activities.
Divided Memory traces national attitudes, both political and popular, toward the past and how denazification, restitution, prosecution of war crimes and German relations with the State of Israel have come into play in both Eastern and Western confrontations with the National Socialist legacy.
The advertising copy has to be distinctive to be noticed and to leave memory traces.