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  Microsoft Online Crash Analysis
While Windows Memory Diagnostic is running, status indicators display the progress of the test pass, the individual test, and the range of memory addresses that are currently being tested.
Memory modules are installed on the main circuit board of a personal computer (also known as the motherboard).
Memory modules are designed to be removable and many motherboards have two to four memory module sockets in which the memory modules are installed.
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One of the most popular models of memory sees memory as a present act of consciousness, reconstructive of the past, stimulated by an analogue of an engram called the "retrieval cue." The engram is the neural network representing fragments of past experiences which have been encoded.
Memories might better be thought of as a collage or a jigsaw puzzle than as "tape recordings," "pictures" or "video clips" stored as wholes.
Not only could Penfield only elicit "memories" in about one out of every thirteen patients, he did not provide support for the claim that what was elicited was actually a memory and not a hallucination, fantasy or confabulation.
www.skepdic.com /memory.html   (2918 words)

  Memory (psychology) - MSN Encarta
Memory also is frequently a subject of controversy because of questions about its accuracy.
Memory and learning are closely related, and the terms often describe roughly the same processes.
Echoic memory is the name applied to the same phenomenon in the auditory domain: the brief mental echo that persists after information has been heard.
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  Memory - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Although traditional studies of memory began in the realms of philosophy, the late nineteenth and early twentieth century put memory within the paradigms of cognitive psychology.
A basic and generally accepted classification of memory is based on the duration of memory retention, and identifies three distinct types of memory: sensory memory, short-term memory, and long-term memory.
A further major way to distinguish different memory functions is whether the content to be remembered is in the past, retrospective memory, or whether the content is to be remembered in the future, prospective memory.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Memory   (2060 words)

 Computer storage - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In modern computers, electronic solid-state random access memory is used for main storage, and is directly connected to the CPU via a "memory bus" (shown in the diagram) and a "data bus".
The memory bus is also called an address bus or front side bus and both busses are high-speed digital "superhighways".
Cache memory is a special type of internal memory used by many central processing units to increase their performance or "throughput".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Computer_storage   (2615 words)

Memory is the capability of the mind, to store up conscious processes, and reproduce them later with some degree of fidelity.
Sensory memory reserves that which can not be received by the special senses and yet is individual, and therefore does not belong to the intellectual memory, which takes cognizance of nothing but the universal.
Memory systems for translating dates into words and memorizing the words which can be retranslated into dates, are so cumbersome that their value is doubtful.
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 Memory (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
Both semantic and episodic memories, whether linguistically expressed or not, usually aim at truth, and are together sometimes called ‘declarative memory’, in contrast to nondeclarative forms of memory, which don't seem to represent the world or the past in the same sense.
But to say that psychologists of memory have turned their research efforts to the study of suggestibility, misinformation, and distortion is not, of course, to say that accuracy in memory has suddenly been shown by science to be impossible or unlikely.
Engel (1999) and Schacter (1996) are reliable and well-written introductions to the psychology of memory in general: Tulving and Craik (2000) is a thorough handbook on the cognitive psychology and neuropsychology of memory.
plato.stanford.edu /entries/memory   (11304 words)

One of the most popular models of memory sees memory as a present act of consciousness, reconstructive of the past, stimulated by an analogue of an engram called the "retrieval cue." The engram is the neural network representing fragments of past experiences which have been encoded.
Memories might better be thought of as a collage or a jigsaw puzzle than as "tape recordings," "pictures" or "video clips" stored as wholes.
Not only could Penfield only elicit "memories" in about one out of every thirteen patients, he did not provide support for the claim that what was elicited was actually a memory and not a hallucination, fantasy or confabulation.
skepdic.com /memory.html   (2918 words)

 Memory Improvement Techniques from Mind Tools - Improving Your Memory
Memory Techniques are just a small number of the techniques you can learn on Mind Tools.
This book takes a different approach to memory, focusing on helping older readers to understand, cope with and counter the memory loss than can come with age.
A particularly good feature of the book is the way he relates his memory techniques to the latest medical and scientific research, as well as to practical experience with students.
www.mindtools.com /memory.html   (1563 words)

 Memory in Psychology
The mathematical memory models tutorial is an introduction to some of the major psychological models of memory that have a mathematical component.
In 4 experiments, the authors explored the role of the frontal lobes (FLs) in source memory, the extent to which they may be involved in the encoding and/or retrieval of source or context, and the conditions under which the source memory deficit in older people may be reduced or eliminated.
We review the idea of working memory as a short duration system in which small amounts of information are simultaneously stored and manipulated in the service of a task and that syntactic processing in sentence comprehension requires such a storage and computational system.
www.psychology.org /links/Environment_Behavior_Relationships/Memory   (1189 words)

 Neuroscience For Kids - memory experiments
Here is a memory experiment that requires a group of subjects to test.
It is thought that memory is good for the words read last because they are still in short term memory - this is the recency effect.
Memory is good for the words read first because they made it into long term memory - this is the primacy effect.
faculty.washington.edu /chudler/chmemory.html   (3593 words)

 Memtest86 - Memory Diagnostic Page   (Site not responding. Last check: )
BIOS based memory tests are a quick, cursory check and often miss many of the failures that are detected by Memtest86.
For proper operation all of memory needs to function properly regardless of what the eventual use is. For this reason Memtest86 has been designed to test as much memory as is possible.
Memory chips consist of a large array of tightly packed memory cells, one for each bit of data.
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 SAMSUNG's Digital World - Semiconductor | Memory
Memory technology has expanded beyond the PC platform into next-generation mobile devices, gaming products, digital TV, set top boxes and networking systems.
As the top supplier of advanced memory solutions for the last decade, we continue to shape the way electronics are used.
Samsung's memory capacity and manufacturing efficiencies allow system designers to turn concepts into products, often 6-to-12 months ahead of the market.
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 What is memory? - A Word Definition From the Webopedia Computer Dictionary   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The term memory identifies data storage that comes in the form of chips, and the word storage is used for memory that exists on tapes or disks.
Moreover, the term memory is usually used as a shorthand for physical memory, which refers to the actual chips capable of holding data.
RAM (random-access memory): This is the same as main memory.
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 What is memory? - a definition from Whatis.com
Memory is often used as a shorter synonym for random access memory (RAM).
This kind of memory is located on one or more microchips that are physically close to the microprocessor in your computer.
Memory is sometimes distinguished from storage, or the physical medium that holds the much larger amounts of data that won't fit into RAM and may not be immediately needed there.
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 Ublog / memoryfoam / 2006/07/21   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Memory foam mattress, foam beds, foam mattress pads, Selectabed.com.
Memory Foam is made from polyurethane with additional chemicals that add to its.
Absolute Comfort System® Memory Foam Mattress Topper · Absolute Comfort System® Memory.Though not exactly ‘new’ — it was developed by NASA about 30 years ago — the buzzword in bed-world today is viscoelastic, also known as memory foam.
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 MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Memory loss
Memory loss (amnesia) is unusual forgetfulness that can be caused by brain damage due to disease or injury, or it can be caused by severe emotional trauma.
However, it does not lead to dramatic memory loss unless diseases are involved.
Extended care facilities, such as nursing homes, should be considered for people whose basic needs cannot be met in any other way, or whose safety or nutrition is in jeopardy.
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/ency/article/003257.htm   (581 words)

 The Memory Exhibition
The Memory web site will remain online indefinitely, including the memory webcast archives.
The Memory exhibition at the Exploratorium is now over.
The exhibition ran from May 22, 1998 to January 10, 1999.
www.exploratorium.edu /memory   (46 words)

 Taylor & Francis Journals: Welcome
This includes experimental studies of memory (including laboratory-based research, everyday memory studies, and applied memory research), developmental, educational, neuropsychological, clinical and social research on memory.
By representing all significant areas of memory research, the journal cuts across the traditional distinctions of psychological research.
Memory therefore provides a unique venue for memory researchers to communicate their findings and ideas both to peers within their own research tradition in the study of memory, and also to the wider range of research communities with direct interest in human memory.
www.tandf.co.uk /journals/pp/09658211.html   (299 words)

 Memory Matters
Old information and new information, or memories, are thought to be processed and stored away in different areas of the cerebral cortex, or the "gray matter" of the brain - the largest, outermost part of the brain.
If someone has a memory problem, he or she will be unable to remember important things for varying lengths of time.
If the memory problem is due to a person using drugs or alcohol, the person needs to stop abusing these substances before his or her memory will improve.
www.kidshealth.org /kid/health_problems/brain/memory.html   (966 words)

 American Memory from the Library of Congress - Home Page
American Memory from the Library of Congress - Home Page
The Library of Congress > American Memory Home
Today in History mines the American Memory historical collections to discover what happened in American history today…and every day.
memory.loc.gov /ammem   (37 words)

 DDR RAM PC4500 DDR566 (566Mhz) memory A-Data Vitesta. PC-Memory-Upgrade.co.uk
This release of their DDR566 Vitesta (PC4500) memory is no exception - rated to reach 566Mhz and very keenly priced, these modules are ideal for gamers and PC enthusiasts alike.
As with all other AData Vitesta memory, these modules are equipped with red aluminium heatspreaders.
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 Howstuffworks "How Computer Memory Works"
You already know that the computer in front of you has memory.
What you may not know is that most of the electronic items you use every day have some form of memory also.
In this article, you'll learn why there are so many different types of memory and what all of the terms mean.
computer.howstuffworks.com /computer-memory.htm   (247 words)

 Computer Memory Information | Business.com
Provides a wide breadth of memory products available in the industry and will continue to develop products on the cutting edge of technology.
Memory module manufacturer and CPU and computer peripherals trading group in Hong Kong.
Memory upgrades, an assurance of high quality products, are widely used in high performance desktop, notebook, servers, routers and workstation.
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 memory, memory loss, memory improvement at LiveScience.com
The mental faculty that allows us to retain information as well as recall experiences from a long time ago is known as memory.
Every individual’s ability to encode, store, retrieve and interpret their own memory helps to distinguish each of us from the person standing next to us.
Develop a better understanding as to why we are they way we are, and how memory plays such a critical role in our physical, social and psychological development as human beings.
www.livescience.com /memory   (278 words)

 MedlinePlus: Memory
The primary NIH organization for research on Memory is the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
Memory Improvement: Exercise Keeps Your Mind Sharp(Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)
Memory Loss: When to Seek Help(Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/memory.html   (266 words)

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