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explicit memory


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Memory that is revealed when performance on a task requires conscious recollection of information previously learnt. The term was introduced by the Canadian psychologist Peter Graf (born 1951) and the US psychologist Daniel L. Schacter (born 1952) in an article in the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition in 1985. Compare implicit memory.

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