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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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These results indicate that the hippocampus is important for both direct and indirect relational memory tasks, which contradicts the notion that the hippocampus is exclusively involved in explicit memory.
Further, Adriana's explicit memory of Gerardos beatings trigger unconscious action-in the form of instrumental use of bodily feedback-later in the novel when Adriana repeatedly touches the thin scar on her neck (20) caused by her father's beating.
This knowledge expansion on how to navigate the site, resulting from Interactivity, facilitates the customization of sites, creating expectations of what will happen (VAN NOORT; WILLEMSEN, 2012) and that increments the individual's explicit memory (VAN NOORT; VOORVELD; VAN REIJMERSDAL, 2012).
1999) (1996) 'Comparing Implicit and Explicit Memory for Brand Names from Advertisements', Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 2:2, 147-163.
In the younger participants the pattern was reversed: better explicit than implicit memory and better explicit memory than their elders.
Explicit memory refers to conscious recollections of previously presented information that may be assessed with free recall as well as cued recall.
Children were then asked whether any of the sounds had been played to them before their operation and accurate recall of the target sound was assumed to be indicative of explicit memory.
Procedural memory is more robust against the neurological insults of AD than explicit memory (Farina et al.
Repetition priming in children and adults: Agerelated dissociation between implicit and explicit memory.
1999) and impaired explicit memory (using free recall tasks).
For example, changes in object size appear to impair explicit memory performance (Schacter, 1992; Schacter & Moscovitch, 1984), but not implicit memory performance (Nissen, Knopman, & Schacter, 1987; Sherry & Schacter, 1988).
significantly impaired explicit memory (requires conscious recollection for recall)

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