Types of Long Term Memory

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What are the three types of Long Term Memory?
Episodic, Semantic, Procedural
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What is the episodic memory?
Personal memories for events forming a sequence. This covers context as well as emotion
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What is the semantic memory?
Concrete knowledge shared by everyone (ice is made from water)
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What is the procedural memory?
Knowing how we do something (riding a bike)
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EVALUATION: Evidence from brain scans
Episodic-hippocampus and frontal lobe/Semantic-frontal lobe/Procedural-cerebellum, motor cortex, basil ganglia, limbic system
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EVALUATION: HM
New procedural memories can be formed however semantic and episodic memories cannot.
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