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short-term memory (STM)

memory process which preserves recent information overrelatively brief intervals, of limited capacity andinformation is stored for only a short length of timewithout rehearsal.

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September 28th 2021

cross sectional study

a research design based on selecting representative groupswho vary on a particular characteristic; when thecharacteristic is age, this design provides a means ofmaking developmental comparisons.