ACTIVE MEMORY

a memory which is presently the primary focus of awareness or was not too long ago in consciousness, as independent from the massive body of accumulated memories that are presently dormant. Activation takes place via recovery cuing. As mentioned in one concept, a concept in short-term memory is a concept from long-term memory which was triggered,

ACTIVE MEMORY: "Thoughts stored in active memory are never far from one's reach."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ACTIVE MEMORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/active-memory/ (accessed April 1, 2020).
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