20th April 2024

Reply To: Memory (Year 1 Thur.)

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Another thing, his procedural long-term memory is functioning well.
You have to distinguish between a few subtypes of long-term memory: episodic (for personal events), semantic (general information, facts, etc) or procedural (how to do things).

He remembers his wife’s name – his semantic memory is largely intact
He doesn’t remember his wedding – his episodic memory is not functioning
He remembers how to play the piano – his procedural memory is fine