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memory trace

n.
An engram.
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The Memory trace is at once collective and individual, vertical and horizontal, communitarian and cosmopolitan, unmovable and mobile, as well as fragile, whereas the monument always bears witness to the entrenched, vertical authority of the dominant power.
In this task, the behavioral performance can be efficiently measured in a single trial session and, given that the underlying memory traces are long-lasting, it allows researchers to perform a characterization of possible changes in the expression levels of potential transcription factors involved in memory acquisition and in the recall phases.
Memory Traces: Analyzing Sacred Space at Five Mesoamerican Sites
Although MMN is widely detected in music research, it alone is not enough to fully understand the neural substrates underlying music perception, since MMN only reflects simple deviation from internal memory trace. The early right-anterior negativity (ERAN) is a specific response to harmonic violations, reflecting the processing of music-syntactic information.
(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.
words, too-much-information regarding memory trace.
From a mnemonic duration perspective, memory traces are distinguished based on the duration and the capacity of the storage (Sohlberg, & Mateer, 2001).
Moreover, given their minimal processing, those F-items also lacked sufficient memory trace strength for their incorrect reporting as R-items.
As Hintzman points out, his model originated from the theory of Semon (1923) which assumed that each learning experience leaves behind its own memory trace or 'engram'.
Its rituals of memory trace a series of destructions: destruction of the faithless, destruction of the enemy, destruction of the innocent, destruction of trust between the people and God.
He said: 'Poor memory performance is often characterised as decay of the memory trace and many older adults say their memories are deteriorating as they grow older.