Book Definition: The impermanence of a long term memory. Transience is based on the idea that long term memories gradually fade in strength over time

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In Your Own Words

  • When your long term memories start to weaken over time.
  • Memories become harder to recall as time progresses


  • Memories passing with time
  • The state of being brief or very short lived
  • When you are no longer taking a certain class in school, what you learned in that class may start to disapear from your memory when you don't use the information as much as you did.
  • Forgetting Curve

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