Types of long-term memory

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Stores events from our lives. Time-stamped, involve several elements and a conscious effort is made to recall them.
episodic memory
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Stores our knowledge of the world, not time-stamped
semantic memory
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Stores memories for actions and skills, can be recalled without conscious effort
procedural memory
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Had participants perform various memory tasks while their brains were scanned with a PET scanner, found episodic and semantic memories were in the prefrontal cortex (semantic in left, episodic in right)
tulving et al
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Found that episodic memories can be improved in older people with mild cognitive impairments. Training led to improvements.
belleville et al
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Argued that episodic and semantic memories are stored together in one LTM store called declarative memory. Procedural = non-declarative
cohen and squire
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Stores our knowledge of the world, not time-stamped

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semantic memory

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Stores memories for actions and skills, can be recalled without conscious effort

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Had participants perform various memory tasks while their brains were scanned with a PET scanner, found episodic and semantic memories were in the prefrontal cortex (semantic in left, episodic in right)

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Found that episodic memories can be improved in older people with mild cognitive impairments. Training led to improvements.

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