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Unformatted text preview: March 7, 2008 [ P s y c h o lo g y ] Implicit (Non-declarative) Memory Subsystem within long-term memory that consists of unconscious procedural skills, simple classically conditioned responses, and priming Implicit Procedural memory (riding a bike), classically conditioned memory (phobias), and priming (heightened fears after reading a scary novel) Priming Prior exposure to a stimulus facilitates or inhibits the processing of new information, even when one has no conscious memory of the initial learning and storage. Elaborative Rehearsal Linking new information to previously stored material Decay theory is based on the common sense assumption that memory, like all biological processes, degrades with time. Because memory is processed and stored in a physical form the relevant connections between neurons could be expected to decrease over time.relevant connections between neurons could be expected to decrease over time....
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