- Susanne MayrAffiliated withHeinrich Heine University DüsseldorfUniversity of Passau Email author
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- , Raoul BellAffiliated withHeinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
Among memory researchers it is quite common to conceive of human memory as a collection of different memory systems. For instance, broad agreement exists that working memory (see the chapter on “Working Memory”) must be distinguished from long-term memory (see the chapters in “Memory: Autobiographical,” “Memory: Episodic,” “Memory: Procedural,” and “Memory: Prospective”) and that these two memory systems are functionally distinct: They differ in terms of features such as the quantity of information they can hold and the time-span within which information is lost if it is not used.
In contrast, implicit memory is not meant to denote a memory system. Rather, it is merely a descriptive term that represents a particular way of measuring memory – although, as will be discussed further on, certain empirical findings have caused some researchers to suggest that implicit memory represents a memory system that is separable a ...
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- Memory: Implicit
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- Encyclopedia of Geropsychology
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