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What are the different types of memory systems in long-term memory?

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Long Term Memory (LTM) is divided into two categories, one being the explicit LTM and the other being the implicit LTM.

The explicit LTM deals with with preconscious memory, which contends the storing of information, details and facts that may not always be present in our minds, but that we can still retrieve them at will.

Explicit LTM is also known as declarative. The reason why it is called "declarative" is because it is memory that can be obtained through discourse (discursive), and by eliciting it (elucidatory). Declarative, or explicit,...

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