Types of memory

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Provides a description of what you have experienced over the days, weeks, years of your life.
Episodic Memory
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one of the two types of declarative or explicit memory. General world knowledge that we have accumulated throughout our lives.
Semantic Memory
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Type of memory in which previous experiences aid the performance of a task without conscious awareness of these previous experiences.
Implicit Memory
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Conscious, intentional recollection of previous experiences and information.
Explicit Memory
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one of two types of long-term human memory. Declarative memory refers to memories that can be consciously recalled such as facts and verbal knowledge.
Declarative Memory
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Part of the long-term memory that is responsible for knowing how to do things. As the name implies, procedural memory stores information on how to perform certain procedures.
Procedural Memory
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A form of memory that involves remembering to perform a planned action or intention at some future point in time.
Prospective Memory
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Memory of people, words, and events encountered or experienced in the past. It includes all other types of memory including episodic, semantic and procedural. It can be either implicit or explicit.
Retrospective Memory
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one of the two types of declarative or explicit memory. General world knowledge that we have accumulated throughout our lives.

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Semantic Memory

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Type of memory in which previous experiences aid the performance of a task without conscious awareness of these previous experiences.

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Conscious, intentional recollection of previous experiences and information.

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one of two types of long-term human memory. Declarative memory refers to memories that can be consciously recalled such as facts and verbal knowledge.

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