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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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Simultaneously, a lot of information would be sensed which would be registered on sensory memory but the only information which would be considered would be kept.
The Rewind technique allows the sensory memory to be converted into a narrative one and put into perspective.
After years of experience, we rely on long-term memory instead of sensory memory. (Try to remember that when your teenagers are learning to drive.)
It includes chapters on historical and current perspectives, the associative model of memory, sensory memory, verbal short-term memory, encoding and retrieval in long-term memory, the constructivist model of memory, alterations in the components of a memory, and autobiographical memory.
This active recognition of a flavor characteristic creates a sensory memory for the cupper that will make it increasingly obvious in future sensory evaluations when the given character is present.
Another is mostly a sensory memory of being in a box with a bunch of puppies after our Golden Retriever gave birth.