implicit memory

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im·pli·cit mem·o·ry

preferences, skills, and activities that can be acted on or performed without conscious thought; motor memories of tasks that can be performed without conscious awareness of what is necessary to perform them.

implicit memory

Recall that is preserved when the patient is given a cue to help retrieve information but deficient without such cues.
Synonym: nondeclarative memory
See also: memory