immediate memory

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short-term memory

The capacity to recognise, recall and regurgitate small amounts of information (the 7 ±2 rule) shortly after its occurrence, which is divided into subsystems for verbal and visual information.

immediate memory

Memory for events or information in the last few hours or days. Brain damage that limits one's ability to store new information may impair immediate memory but have no effect on memories of the distant past.
Synonym: short-term memory See: digit span test
See also: memory
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We found that there were significant differences in the immediate memory and in delayed recall between the insomnia group and the control group (p<0.
It is also relevant to point out the coherence shown by the fact that subtests Writing, Reading, Immediate Memory presented more links with most of the other test items, since they represent complex cognitive functions that are supported by many simpler functions assessed by other subtests.
interference was the basis of loss in immediate memory.
In females immediate memory and overall cognitive functioning are positively correlated with left hippocampus volume; there is a non-significant trend (p = 0.
IMT The immediate memory task (IMT) is a continuous performance task that measures brief attentional capacity, or immediate memory, and is typically administered in conjunction with the delayed memory task (DMT), which measures the ability to retain and then identify stimuli presented over a longer delay (Dougherty 1999; Dougherty et al.
After the investigators controlled for education levels, higher MELD scores were significantly associated with lower scores on the immediate memory and delayed memory subtests of RBANS, as well as with lower scores on the Mini-Mental State Exam, the Shipley Institute of Living Scale, and the Trail-Making Test, parts A and B.
Articulation time is significantly correlated with all the immediate memory tasks used, including pattern memory with recognition of a change in the pattern at test.
IMT/DMT Immediate Memory Task & Delayed Memory, Task: A Research Tool for Studying Attention and Memory Processes (Version 1.
In these models, a trace is registered in immediate memory when each stimulus item is encountered, and this trace is subject to decay over time.
The CPT procedure used included two conditions: Immediate Memory Task and Delayed Memory Task (IMT/DMT; Dougherty et al.
Using multiple regression equations with age and immediate memory score as the independent variables (Mill Hill scores were initially included but found to have no effect) and percentage loss as the dependent variable, the predicted percentage loss was first calculated for a 30-year-old subject achieving immediate memory performance at the same level as JR and secondly for one achieving the same level of immediate memory performance as Subject J(1).

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