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Ch5Cognitionnotes - Fundamentals of Cognitive Psychology...

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Chapter 5 Episodic Memory Fundamentals of Cognitive Psychology
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Types of Long-Term Memory Declarative memory refers to knowledge of events, facts, and concepts (knowing what). Nondeclarative memory refers to skills and related procedural knowledge (knowing how).
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Types of Declarative Memory Episodic memory concerns the recollection of events that took place at specific places and times in the past. Semantic memory concerns factual and conceptual knowledge about the world and the words used to symbolize such knowledge.
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Encoding and Storing Events Maintenance rehearsal refers to recycling information within short-term or working memory. Elaborative rehearsal refers to linking information in short-term memory with information already stored in long-term memory.
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Types of Memory Tests Explicit or direct tests require the conscious recollection of information (e.g., recall and recognition). Implicit or indirect tests require the use of
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