Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A hypothetical permanent change in the nervous system brought about by memorizing something; an engram.
- ‘This additional viewing of the target locations was included to facilitate participants' visual memory of the target location, as there was a reason to believe that the visual memory trace may degrade with time.’
- ‘Apparently, the activation occurring with this positive information was not sufficient to leave a memory trace for these adjectives.’
- ‘The essential idea is that a retrieval cue is effective only if information in the cue was incorporated in the memory trace of the target event at the time of its original encoding.’
- ‘Under some conditions, there is no evidence of an impaired memory trace, just as McCloskey found; under other conditions, there is some evidence of trace impairment or at least alteration of the memory trace.’
- ‘When a deviant stimulus is presented, its physical features are compared to the memory trace established for the standards.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.