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Long-Term Memory

Long-Term Memory

  • Capacity: Virtually unlimited.
  • Function: Stores information for extended periods, allowing for the recall of distant memories.
  • Mechanism: Involves the strengthening of synaptic connections through processes like long-term potentiation.

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The brain network operates through two primary memory modes: short-term memory and long-term memory.

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