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serial-position curve

a graphical representation of memory retrieval, whereby recall is highest for beginning (primacy effect)and end items (recency effect) on a list than in themiddle.

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September 20th 2021

cross tolerance

this phenomenon arises in some drug categories, such as theopiates (heroin, morphine etc) and tryptamines (LSD,mescaline and psilocybin) when the prolonged use of one drugin the group results in the development of tolerance to theothers opioids.