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Unformatted text preview: Full Record Five Study Guide for Quiz LTM is fundamental to nearly every mental process, to almost every act of cognition. LTM is now widely viewed as a multicomponent storage system Declarative (or Explicit) Memory- Long-term memory knowledge that can be retrieved and reflected on consciously- A by-product of retrieving such knowledge is that we are consciously aware of it- Conscious awareness and can be verbalized- Potentially reportable- Consists of two parts: 1. Episodic Memory 2. Semantic Memory Nondeclarative (or Implicit) Memory- Knowledge that can influence thought and behavior without any necessary involvement of conscious awareness- No conscious awareness and cannot be verbalized- Not potentially reportable- Includes priming and procedural or motor learning The key to the distinction between declarative and nondeclarative memory is the conscious awareness part one has it (declarative) and the other one does not (nondeclarative). Episodic Memory- A persons autobiographical memory, memory of the personally experienced and remembered events of a lifetime- What is your mothers maiden name?- Mental autobiography- Involves explicit knowledge to become consciously aware of it Semantic Memory- General world knowledge, knowledge that relates concepts and ideas to one another; including your knowledge of how to express those concepts and ideas in language- What is a maiden name?...
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- Long-Term Memory