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2008-04-03 10:20:00

A new study by researchers at UC Davis shows how our very short-term "working memory," which allows the brain to stitch together sensory information, operates. The system retains a limited number of high-resolution images for a few seconds, rather than a wider range of fuzzier impressions.

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2005-02-19 09:55:10

Remembering phone numbers, names at a party, directions to a restaurant: All are tasks that demand short-term, but not necessarily long-term, memory.


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