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memory

(Commemoration), noun celebration, writing

memory

(Retention), noun mind, recalling, reflection
See also: hindsight, recognition, recollection, remembrance, retention, retrospect

MEMORY. Understanding; a capacity to make contracts, a will, or to commit a crime, so far as intention is necessary.
     2. Memory is sometimes employed to express the capacity of the understanding, and sometimes its power; when we speak of a retentive memory, we use it in the former sense; when of a ready memory, in the latter. Shelf. on Lun. Intr. 29, 30.
     3. Memory, in another sense, is the reputation, good or bad, which a man leaves at his death. This memory, when good, is highly prized by the relations of the deceased, and it is therefore libelous to throw a shade over the memory of the dead, when the writing has a tendency to create a breach of the peace, by inciting the friends and relations of the deceased to avenge the insult offered to the family. 4 T. R. 126; 5 Co. R. 125; Hawk. b. 1, c. 73, s. 1.

MEMORY, TIME OF. According to the English common law, which has been altered by 2 & 3 Wm. IV., c. 71, the time of memory commenced from the reign of Richard the First, A. D. 1189. 2 Bl. Com. 31.
     2. But proof of a regular usage for twenty years, not explained or contradicted, is evidence upon which many public and private rights are held, and sufficient for a jury in finding the existence of an immemorial custom or prescription. 2 Saund. 175, a, d; Peake's Ev. 336; 2 Price's R. 450; 4 Price's R. 198.

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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.
The social and cultural histories that proliferate in this phase, and in which Ned always features, are temporally and generically removed from immediate memory and the truth techniques accompanying it.
In both cases, the brain functions were substantially improved; specifically, immediate memory and concentration in the normal elderly and immediate memory and short-term memory of those who have organic brain disorders.
Specifically, these neurotoxic effects are most apparent in the domains of recall, working and immediate memory, and language.
It was most marked in those over 50 where it had a clear effect on immediate memory," said Prof Hindmarch.
Worse (increased) K-D scores were associated with reductions in Immediate Memory in the SAC at a pre-season baseline.
The participants' global cognitive function was assessed using the 3MS, a brief test of orientation, concentration, language, praxis, immediate memory, and delayed memory.

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