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activation–elaboration

a dual-process theory of memory holding that concepts stored in memory vary in their levels both of activation and elaboration.

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April 16th 2024

night blindness

night blindness

a visual impairment marked by partial or complete inability to see objects in a dimly lighted environment. Night blindness can be inherited or due to defective dark adaptation or a dietary deficiency of vitamin A. Also called nyctalopia.